Safe-Rx event honors Rhode Island senator

WASHINGTON Drug Store News. —Massachusetts again took top honors among the states as the nation’s premier proponent of electronic prescribing at the fifth annual Safe-Rx Awards, and Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., was this year’s recipient of the Safe-Rx Evangelist Award. Pictured at the Sept. 21 event are Whitehouse (right) with Surescripts CEO Harry To-tonis. A full report on the awards—and the progress of e-prescribing conversion efforts throughout the nation—will appear in the Chain Pharmacy section of the Oct. 25 edition of