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...

By: Will Lockwood | May 07, 2018

Prescription Monitoring Programs: Where Are They Headed?

Danna Droz, J.D., R.Ph., Prescription Monitoring Program Liaison, National Association of Boards of Pharmacy

Danna will discuss how prescription monitoring programs have been changing to meet the demands of the opioid crisis and the new challenges they face in the future.

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By: Will Lockwood | April 23, 2018

On the agenda for our upcoming conference...

Taking PMPs to the Next Level: Lessons Learned from Reporting All Prescriptions Using the ASAP PMP Standard

Kevin Borcher, Pharm.D., PDMP Program Director, Nebraska Health Information Initiative (NeHII)

In 2017 Nebraska enhanced its PDMP to require reporting of all controlled substances. Beginning Jan. 1, 2018, the legislation mandated the reporting of all prescription drugs to the PMP. Understanding the reasons for this innovative and expanded use of the PMP and the opportunities and challenges in achieving this can provide valuable benefits for other states interested in this.

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