Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). What States Need to Know about PDMPs.
Prescription Drug Monitoring Programs (PDMPs) offer a potential resource for prescribers and pharmacists to view patients’ controlled substance prescription dispensing histories in near-real time, post-disaster. The PDMP is a statewide electronic database – updated in real time – that collects and stores data on controlled substances dispensed within the state and allows certified providers to view the electronic prescriptions of controlled substances in their state.