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Legislation/Regulation > Organizational Policy/Guidelines
Council on Clinical Information Technology Executive Committee. Pediatrics. 2013;131:824-826.
This policy statement outlines recommendations to ensure that electronic prescribing systems are designed and implemented to be safe for use in pediatric settings.
Journal Article > Commentary
Thompson B, Conrad G, Gum MO, et al; ASHP Expert Panel on Remote Medication Order Processing. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:672-677.
This piece provides guidelines from an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) initiative to develop policies and procedures for safe remote medication order processing (RMOP).
Legislation/Regulation > Federal Legislation
HR 2234, 109th Cong, 1st Sess (2005).
This bill, which garnered bipartisan support, proposes developing health information technology networks (known as "Regional Health Information Organizations," or RHIOs) with a strong focus on state- and community-based efforts. It is presently under consideration in the United States House of Representatives.