4729-29-01 Definitions.

(A) "Communication between a pharmacist and physician acting under a consult agreement", as used in division (B)(6) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, means any of the following:

(1) Electronic mail that confirms delivery;

(2) Interoperable electronic medical records system;

(3) Facsimile that confirms delivery;

(4) Electronic prescribing system;

(5) Electronic pharmacy record system;

(6) Documented verbal communication;

(7) Any other method of documented notification as outlined in the consult agreement between the pharmacist and physician.

(B) "Comorbid disease", as used in division (B)(3)(a) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, means an additional disease that co-occurs with a primary disease. A comorbid disease may be related to or occur independently of the primary disease.

(C) "Consult agreement" means an agreement that has been entered into under section 4729.39 of the Revised Code.

(D) "Primary disease", as used in division (B)(3)(a) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, means a disease that arises spontaneously and is not associated with or caused by a previous disease, injury, or event, but that may lead to a comorbid disease.

(E) "Training and experience related to the particular diagnosis for which drug therapy is prescribed", as used in division (A)(3) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, means an Ohio licensed pharmacist whose license is in good standing and who meets the training and experience criteria specified in paragraph (A)(1)(k) of rule 4729-29-02.

(F) "Written notice", as used in division (B)(2)(b) of section 4729.39 of the Revised Code, means one of the following methods that is capable of confirming delivery of the required written notice:

(1) Electronic mail;

(2) Interoperable electronic medical records system;

(3) Facsimile;

(4) Electronic prescribing system;

(5) Electronic pharmacy record system;

(6) Any other method in writing that provides notice in a timely manner; or

(7) Any other method of notification as outlined in the consult agreement that might reasonably be expected to allow for the confirmed transmission of the written notification required.

(G) "Institutional facility" as used in rule 4729-29-02 of the Administrative Code has the same meaning as defined in rule 4729-17-01 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 8/18/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 08/18/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4729.26, 4729.39, 3719.28
Rule Amplifies: 4729.01, 4729.39