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Connecting for Health Responds to Government on E-Prescribing Incentive Program


Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): Connecting for Health Steering Group

Research Area: Health Information Technology

Keywords: Electronic prescribing; Health Information Technology; Quality improvement

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States

Abstract:

Connecting for Health Steering Group encourages the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to create electronic prescribing incentives that reward use of information to improve health decision-making and outcomes, rather than reward the mere use of technology.