The American Society for Automation in Pharmacy

By: Will Lockwood | July 24, 2018

Data sharing among state prescription drug monitoring programs (PDMPs) is happening in a big way, thanks to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy’s PMP InterConnect program. Currently, 45 states have agreed to share data through InterConnect. And the service is being used, with close to 18 million requests a month from prescribers and pharmacists, and 39 million responses. Danna Droz, J.D., R.Ph., prescription monitoring program liaison for NABP, was on hand at our June conference to give us an update on InterConnect. You can view her slides here.

The point was driven home that InterConnect is the answer to the White House call for national interoperability of prescription drug monitoring programs.

PMP InterConnect is a highly secure...