This report summarizes the findings of research undertaken by the Gorman Health Group (GHG) on behalf of the Pharmaceutical Care Management Association (PCMA) to estimate the savings and safety potential associated with government policies that could increase the use of electronic prescribing (e-prescribing). Based on a comprehensive literature review and structured interviews with more than 25 national experts, we outline policy options that move the health system toward the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) recommendation that e-prescribing be adopted system-wide by 2010.

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