As dentists in the State of New York are well aware, electronic prescriptions will be mandatory as of March 27, 2016. Non-electronic prescriptions submitted to a pharmacy will not be filled after the March deadline.
New York dentists account for about 8 percent of all dentists practicing in the United States; the total number of dentists in the state is second only to California. With such a large number of dental professionals affected by this mandate, it’s relevant to consider how electronic prescribing fits into a dental practice, no matter where it’s located. Continue reading