DPH announces availability of funds for PDMP integration

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Prescription Drug Monitoring Program (PDMP) has announced the availability of funds for hospitals, independent pharmacies, physician clinics, dental offices, and other health care clinics to integrate the Georgia PDMP into electronic health records and/or pharmacy dispensing software.

The funds are available as a result of a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Overdose Data to Action Grant.

DPH says that, “By using the Georgia PMP Gateway system administered by Appriss Health, all Georgia providers can access patients’ controlled substance prescription history data quickly to decrease the misuse of controlled substances, prevent possible drug interactions, and provide better patient care.”

It adds that, “Integrating the Georgia PDMP into your electronic health records/pharmacy dispensing software will provide a more seamless route to utilize the Georgia PDMP.”

DPH “will cover [the] licensing fees associated with the integration services for approved providers, independent pharmacies, and dental professionals in Georgia that elect to connect their EHR to PMP Gateway.”

DPH stresses that, “Funding for this enhancement is dependent on grant funding availability.”

Georgia Gateway Integration Request (apprisshealth.com)

Georgia PDMP AWARxE Integration Welcome Packet