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Image Source: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality As many as 75 percent of U.S. doctors will be writing electronic prescriptions within five years, thanks to new federal spending to encourage e-prescribing. read more

The non-for-profit organization eHealth Initiative has released a 40-page how-to-guide intended to educate physicians and other prescribers about the cost-saings and safety benefits of e-prescribing in the coming months before CMS begins paying a two percent bonus for writing electronic prescriptions for Medicare beneficiaries on January 1st. The guide walks practices through IT selection and implementation and the current state of e-prescribing initiatives and promotions.