Surescripts, in conjunction with the National Community Pharmacists Association, is providing the Independent Pharmacy Help Line (IPL) to connect independent pharmacists with help in assessing, triaging and addressing questions or issues related to their e-prescribing experience.
A complement to pharmacy computer system vendors
The Independent Pharmacy Help Line provides a live resource, but is not intended to replace the support pharmacists get from their pharmacy system vendor. Surescripts has set up this line to help address critical, urgent or persistent issues as a supplement to pharmacy system vendor support. The IPL provides three ways to access direct assistance:
Staffed by a knowledgeable pharmacy professional
Managed by a certified pharmacy technician with significant e-prescribing experience, the IPL offers assistance to independent pharmacists in three important ways:
For assistance on common issues - download Surescripts FAQs
Download and print Surescripts IPL flyer - post it in your pharmacy, share it with your staff.
State-by-State Regulatory Status of E-prescribing for Controlled Substances
Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality: E-prescribing toolset
AHRQ funded the development of two electronic prescribing (e-prescribing) implementation "toolsets;" one aimed at prescriber implementation and the other aimed at independent pharmacies.
*Note: Protected Health Information (PHI) should be sent only if absolutely necessary. PHI should be sent only in compliance with federal and state law, including HIPAA. PHI should not be sent by e-mail.
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