An area ripe with security and technical barriers, ePrescribing of controlled substances (EPCS) is still very much a work in progress for most healthcare organizations. In this Q&A, HCI Associate Editor Gabriel Perna speaks with Todd Richardson CIO of Aspirus Health in Wausau, Wisc., an organization that has its eyes on EPCS and is beginning to put the dual-factor authentication technology that will ultimately enable it.

If there were ever an area of healthcare informatics that could truly be called a “work in progress” it’s ePrescribing of controlled substances (EPCS).

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