HHS submits e-prescribing report to Congress

HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt submitted a report to Congress this week on an electronic prescribing test required by the Medicare Modernization Act of 2003. E prescribing. of course, is expected to produce significant improvements in patient safety, and doctors appear ready to embrace e-prescribing as opposed to electronic health records. According to the HHS press release,

reports that the report concludes that e-prescribing remains in its “infancy. “