Tuesday, September 19, 2006
OPM plans E-prescribing pilot
As I earlier blogged, the U.S. Institute of Medicine strongly recommends electronic prescribing to reduce medication errors and related health care costs. In his September 1, 2006, testimony before the House Federal Workforce and Agency Organization Subcommittee, OPM Deputy Associate Director Dan Green advised the members of OPM's plan to conduct an e-prescribing pilot program in the Federal Employees Health Benefits Program. More details are to follow.