EPCS Compliance

What is the EPCS Regulation?

e-Prescription - EPCS Compliance

Electronic Prescriptions for Controlled Substances (EPCS) is a regulation issued by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requiring medical practitioners to use two-factor authentication to sign prescriptions for medical narcotics issued in digital form.

In order to gain EPCS compliance and enable the issuing of e-prescriptions for controlled substances, hospitals and healthcare institutions must instate EPCS-compliant processes certified by an independent third party, including the use of two-factor authentication (2FA) when signing e-prescriptions for controlled substances.

SafeNet two-factor authentication solutions let hospitals and Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) embrace EPCS quickly, without changing their current infrastructure.

Offering both hardware and software-based EPCS-compliant tokens, Gemalto provides practitioners a frictionless authentication experience, while providing IT staff with frictionless management through fully automated workflows.

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Featured EPCS Resources:

EPCS Compliance White Paper  

How to Become EPCS Compliant - White Paper

Learn the processes hospitals and healthcare institutions must instate in other to achieve and maintain EPCS compliance and enable the issuing of e-prescriptions for controlled substances.

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Authentication for EPCS Compliance - Infographic  

Authentication for EPCS Compliance - Infographic

Check out this infographic to learn how Gemalto lets hospitals and healthcare organizations implement EPCS easily, without changing their current infrastructure.

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2FA Solutions for EPCS Initiatives - Webinar  

2FA Solutions for EPCS Initiatives - Webinar

In this on-demand webinar, we explain why re-authenticating to medical practitioners/ EHR systems using two-factor authentication is crucial to EPCS compliance.

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EPCS Compliance Solutions

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SafeNet Authentication Service with MobilePASS OTP App

Supporting the MobilePASS one-time password (OTP) app, which can be installed on any mobile device, SafeNet Authentication Service delivers fully-automated, highly secure authentication-as-a-service that accommodates complex organizational structures. Offering multi-tier, multi-tenant architecture, delegable administration and fully brandable interfaces, SafeNet Authentication Service supports both generic and customized workflows, addressing the billing and accounting needs of diverse healthcare business units.

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SafeNet Authentication Manager with Certificate-Based Tokens

SafeNet Authentication Manager is a comprehensive authentication server that provides a single point of management for diverse authentication methods, such as certificate-based tokens and OTP apps. SafeNet Authentication Manager features complete lifecycle administration, including PKI certificate lifecycle management, token assignment, enrollment and update, self-service portals, and temporary token provisioning.

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