Prescription Quantity Units: Exploring Accuracy Issues, Downstream Impacts, and Solutions

  • 10/24/2017

Prescription Quantity Units: Exploring Accuracy Issues, Downstream Impacts, and Solutions

This presentation will include an introduction and background of prescription Quantity Units. Including a discussion of stakeholders involved in the process and patient safety/business impact. It will highlight the key steps in end-to-end Quantity Unit of Measure transmission. Detailed discussion on examining solutions and challenges with implementation, timelines, failure points and root causes.

Speakers:
Tolu Akinwale, R.Ph., MBA, Pharm.D., Manager, Electronic Prescribing, Walgreen Co.
Tolu Akinwale is the Manager, Electronic Prescribing for Walgreen Co. based in Deerfield, Illinois, where he is primarily responsible for ePrescribing business operations supporting Walgreen’s locations across the United States. An active member of NCPDP, he also serves as a co-lead for the Harmonization of Prescribing and Dispensing Units Task Group in NCPDP’s Work Group 11 (Electronic Prescribing).

Matt Moore, MBA, Sr. Strategist, Medication and Order Strategy, Cerner Corporation
Matt Moore is a Sr. Strategist in the Clinical Solutions Management Group at Cerner Corporation located in Kansas City, Missouri where he is responsible for leading the strategic direction of Cerner’s CPOE and ePrescribing solutions. He holds a B.A. and MBA, with emphases in IT and Marketing from the University of Kansas.

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