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Texting and Prescribing: How doctors put your life at risk when using their cell phones

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Pharmacy prescription errors We’ve all heard of texting and driving, but did you know that texting and prescribing can also be deadly? Many doctors call in prescriptions using their cell phones and it’s awful to know that bad cell phone reception can raise the risk of medication errors and put your health into jeopardy.

Several pharmacists were interviewed by the Philadelphia Inquirer's Health and Science team and asked whether they have ever experienced bad reception when receiving prescription orders. The numbers are shocking: Over 40 percent said they had experienced this.

The dangers of doctors prescribing medication on cell phones
The interviews revealed that doctors often called in prescriptions after office hours and on the weekends, which means they are likely calling from cell phones in their car, their home, or at social events.

Some issues pharmacists reported with cell phone orders included:

  • Difficulty recognizing the doctor’s voice and verifying identity
  • Background noise from the road, home or social events 
  • Doctors often could not answer questions about a patient’s allergies, weight, or other medications because they didn’t have the patient’s medical records on hand.
  • Pharmacists often did not have the doctor’s cell phone number in case they needed to call back for verification.

Some pharmacists reported that doctors on cell phones seemed distracted and eager to return to what they were doing. You can imagine how quickly important information like medication name, dosage, and even your name can easily get lost in translation.

How to take action against prescription errors
If you or a loved one suffered injuries after a prescription error you have rights to file a claim for compensation. You can contact our pharmacy error lawyers if you would like to start a free case review today at 1-888-526-7616. You can also order our free book, How to Make Pharmacies Pay for Injuries Caused by Medication Errors. Our firm works on a contingency fee basis, which means if we do not make a recovery in your case we do not get paid.

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