TITLE

E-prescribing in Medicaid set to soar under HITECH

PUB. DATE
November 2009
SOURCE
State Health Watch;Nov2009, Vol. 16 Issue 11, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the implications of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act provisions in the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for electronic (e)-prescribing programs in the U.S. The relevance of e-prescribing to the success of electronic health records (EHR) system is explained. The possible benefits of e-prescribing program are highlighted, including reduced medication errors, enhanced services and increased compliance to the preferred drug option.
ACCESSION #
46706518

 

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