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; Media, telecommunications, and information

Keywords: Electronic prescribing; Health Information Technology; Quality improvement

Type: Brief

Coverage: United States


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.