A national survey by Morning Consult commissioned by NACDS found 76% of respondents say they support rules that would require all prescriptions being handled electronically.
Integration allows busy pharmacists the ability to quickly review patient data within their workflow to prevent the abuse and misuse of controlled substance medications.
The Every Prescription Conveyed Securely Act was introduced Tuesday by Sens. Michael Bennet, D-Colo., and Dean Heller, R-Nev., with Sens. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., as co-sponsors.