Prescribe Medications

PCC EHR has a complete suite of tools for managing medications and prescriptions.

As you create prescriptions in PCC eRx, you can review and update patient medications, track and use a family's preferred pharmacies, review a patient's drug benefit plan and pick medications accordingly, and review alerts related to a patient's drug allergies, drug-to-drug interactions, and other circumstances. PCC eRx is endlessly customizable, and you can use powerful features like weight-based dosing and built-in dosing statements to improve your patient workflow, save time, and provide better care.

Watch and read the content below to learn more about PCC eRx and medications in PCC EHR.

Training Videos

  • PCC eRx – Set Up Staff and Clinicians

    7.5 minutes • 05-2017
    Watch this quick guide to learn how to set up staff and clinicians in your office to use the e-prescribing features in PCC EHR.
  • Prescribe Medications

    4 minutes • 02-2024
    Learn the basics of how to create and send prescriptions from your PCC system.
  • PCC eRx – EPCS Enrollment

    10 minutes • 04-2017
    Watch this video to learn how to turn on EPCS access, register a prescriber, and how to register tokens.
  • Optimize Drug Search in PCC eRx

    6 minutes • 11-2017
    Learn how to use custom search terms and orderable exclusions to streamline your prescribing process in PCC eRx.
  • PCC eRx Beyond the Basics

    65 minutes • 01-2022
    Learn answers to FAQs, configuration and customization options, and helpful tips for using PCC eRx, the prescription module inside PCC EHR.
  • Check Prescription Pricing and Insurance Coverage While You Prescribe

    3 minutes • 10-2023
    When you prepare a prescription, you can see exactly how much it will cost your patient at the pharmacy and how it's covered by their prescription insurance.
  • Resend a Prescription

    2 minutes • 10-2023
    Resend a prescription to a different pharmacy, or the same pharmacy with different details.

Get Started

  • The Rx Queue: Alternate Prescribing Workflows

    Use the Rx Queue in PCC EHR to work with alternate prescription workflows. You can quickly respond to renewal requests, sign agent prescriptions, and finalize pending prescriptions.
  • Review and Update Medication History

    At every visit, you ask patients what medications they are on. In PCC EHR, you can quickly review and update the chart record of a patient's medications. Special medication history features and tools make prescribing faster.
  • Prescribe Medications

    Learn the basics of how to prescribe in PCC eRx, including how to handle common prescribing scenarios. Plus, get an overview of PCC eRx's many prescribing features designed with pediatrics, prescribers, and safety in mind.

Learn More

  • Allergies

    PCC EHR tracks allergies in each patient’s chart. When the chart is up-to-date, PCC EHR can automatically warn you about drug allergies as you prescribe, create lists of patients based on allergies, and display custom alerts to users whenever they work with a patient’s chart.
  • Set Up PCC eRx User Access

    Before a clinician or staff member can prescribe medications or modify a patient’s medication information, they must have PCC eRx enabled on their user account in PCC EHR. Follow the procedure in this article below to enable PCC eRx for providers or any staff at your practice. Configure a User’s eRx Access in PCC EHR […]
  • PCC eRx Component Reference

    Special tips and features of each component in the PCC eRx section of a patient's chart.
  • Create Custom Medications and Sentences in PCC eRx

    Your practice can create custom medication entries to make it easier to find and prescribe non-standard prescriptions or instructions, such as the "magic mouthwash" compound, a particular piece of medical equipment or supply, or your practice's preferred albuterol inhaler dosing.
  • Optimize PCC eRx Searches with Shortcuts and Hiding

    You can save time when you search for a drug in PCC eRx by creating search short cuts, hiding unused drugs and dosing statements, and following some best practices when you search.
  • Customize PCC eRx Alerts and Warnings

    PCC eRx is set up to be very conservative by default. As you prescribe, PCC eRx will alert you to any drug-to-drug interactions or allergy warnings, and other contraindications for the selected medication. You can adjust these alerts to meet the true needs of your practice. You can turn them down a notch, turn them […]
  • PCC eRx Prescription Favorites

    PCC eRx has the ability to keep track of the medications you most commonly prescribe as “favorites”. Selecting from a list of favorites can save you quite a bit of time as you prescribe. You can add favorites on-the-fly as you prescribe, or you can opt to allow PCC eRx to automatically adjust your list […]
  • Work with Pharmacies

    Find and select a pharmacy while you prescribe, see where prescriptions were sent and dispensed, and manage patient pharmacies.
  • Prescribe Controlled Substances

    Anyone with permission to create prescriptions in PCC eRx can prepare and edit prescriptions for controlled substances. Some users may additionally print those prescriptions in accordance with local regulations. Registered users can send electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS). Read on to learn how to prescribe controlled substances in PCC eRx. Register for EPCS Prescribers […]
  • Register for EPCS

    After a brief registration process, you can send electronic prescriptions for controlled substances (EPCS) from PCC eRx.
  • Install and Set Up the Authy App

    The Authy app turns your smartphone into a secure password generator for taking certain actions on your PCC system. Secure Authy passwords are used in conjunction with your regular PCC password to provide an extra layer of security for your account. The concept of requiring two passwords to access a digital service is known as […]
  • Manage Your EPCS Account and Tokens

    After registering for electronic prescribing for controlled substances (EPCS), you can manage your EPCS account and authentication tokens in the Exostar Token Management tool. Open Exostar Token Management Use the Exostar Token Management tool to add a new token to your EPCS account, remove or resync an existing token, or manage your backup phone number. […]
  • Check Prescription Pricing and Insurance Coverage While You Prescribe

    When you prepare a prescription, you can see how much it will cost out-of-pocket, whether it requires prior authorization, and if there are more cost-effective alternatives.
  • Resend a Prescription

    If a pharmacy is unable to fill your patient’s prescription, use the “Resend” button to reroute the prescription to a different pharmacy. You can also use the “Resend” button to fix mistakes on a prescription and resend it to the original pharmacy. Retracing Your Steps There are several places you can see all versions of […]
  • PCC eRx My Settings Reference

    Use the My Settings page to tailor PCC eRx to your personal preferences and workflows.