Information for Physicians


BIDMC’s state-of-the-art retail pharmacy makes it easy for your patients to pick up their prescriptions before leaving their BIDMC appointment.


You may order a prescription 24/7 in one of these ways:

BIDMC physicians are encouraged to submit electronically using the webOMR ePrescribing system (select “BIDMC Pharmacy at Shapiro - Boston”)

For physicians who do not have access to BIDMC’s OMR:

  • Call (617) 667-6200 (press 3 to submit a prescription)
  • Fax to (617) 667-6199

Patient services and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medication review and disease management services
  • Co-pay assistance or discount pricing programs
  • Automatic prescription refills, including 90-day refills for eligible medications
  • Text alerts when prescriptions are ready for pick-up
  • A selection of over-the-counter medications, such as antihistamines and pain relievers
  • Blister packaging to help patients take the right medications at the right time
  • BIDMC OMR access to improve medication safety