24.174.901 PATIENT RECORDS
(1) A patient record system shall be maintained by all pharmacies for patients for whom prescription drug orders are dispensed. The patient record system shall provide for the immediate retrieval of information necessary for the dispensing pharmacist to identify previously dispensed drugs at the time a prescription drug order is presented for dispensing. The pharmacist or pharmacy technician under a board-approved utilization plan, shall make a reasonable effort to obtain, record, and maintain the following information:
(a) full name of the patient for whom the drug is intended;
(b) address and telephone number of the patient;
(c) patient's age or date of birth;
(d) patient's gender;
(e) pharmacist comments relevant to the individual's drug therapy, including any other information peculiar to the specific patient or drug.
(2) The pharmacist or pharmacy technician under a board-approved utilization plan, shall make a reasonable effort to obtain from the patient or the patient's agent and shall record any known allergies, drug reactions, idiosyncrasies, and chronic conditions or disease status of the patient and the identity of any other drugs, including over-the-counter drugs, or devices currently being used by the patient which may relate to prospective drug review.
(3) A patient record shall be maintained for a period of not less than three years from the date of the last entry in the profile record. This record may be a hard copy or a computerized form.
History: 37-7-201, MCA; IMP, 37-7-406, MCA; NEW, 1993 MAR p. 293, Eff. 2/26/93; TRANS, from Commerce, 2002 MAR p. 904.