Webinar: Overview of E-Prescribing Experiences From the States
Views From the Nation: Overview of E-Prescribing Experiences From the States
This webinar is co-sponsored by the NCSL/FSL Transforming Health Through Technology Project and HIMSS.
View the archived webinar. Speaker presentations are available here.
Recorded Wednesday, November 16, 2011
1 pm ET / 12 noon CT/ 11 am MT/ 10 am PT
E-Prescribing offers patients and doctors many benefits. It reduces the risk of misread or illegible prescriptions, provides safety checks, and can identify lower-cost medications. This webinar will provide an overview of the current landscape of e-prescribing in the states, as well as examine state-specific experiences implementing an e-prescribing program.
- Describe the current state of e-prescribing in the states
- Explore current advantages and incentives to states for e-prescribing
- Share experiences and issues implementing a cohesive state policy
Moderator: Representative Peggy Welch, Indiana
Speakers: Patricia L. Hale, M.D., Ph.D, FACP
Lee Stevens, Manager State HIE program, Policy Office at the Office of the National Coordinator
David Blumenthal, M.D., Massachusetts