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

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Publication Date: January 2009

Publisher(s): John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Author(s): Connecting for Health Steering Group

Funder(s): John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Funder(s): John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Series: Policy Perspective Briefs

Special Collection: John and Mary R. Markle Foundation

Topic: Health (Health services administration)
Media, telecommunications, and information (Information policy)

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.