New research finds that doctors writing prescriptions by hand are seven times more likely to make errors than those using electronic systems.
The joint e-prescribing initiative recruits two partners to give doctors a shot of technology.
A Los Angeles pharmacy and a pair of employees are fined $88 million by the state of California for being too lax in prescribing drugs over the Internet.
The companies are using their best bedside manner with the National Health Service: Oracle is dispensing an HR system and Microsoft is prescribing software subscriptions.
The chip kingpin releases a server computer section of its Wired for Management (WFM) baseline specification, prescribing an infrastructure for server manufacturers.