Thanks to the efforts of NEPSI
and others, e-prescribing is now easy for most practices to set up and use.
271) Skeptics doubt that any legislation amenable to NEPSI
will pass the current Congress.
By most accounts, NEPSI
will not be calling for any sort of large-scale, tax-funded governmental response.
The companies that are paying for NEPSI
see this as an investment in the future, said Glen Tullman, chief executive officer of Allscripts Inc.
There is recognition that a NEPSI
agreement [isn't] possible until this is resolved.
offering also is supported by a growing number of academic medical centers, integrated delivery networks and physician groups across the U.
He is confident NEPSI
will like what it sees in California, when the SB 20 program goes into effect Jan.
Catherine Wilt, NEPSI
coordinator and policy director for the Center for Clean Products and Clean Technologies at the University of Tennessee, says the NEPSI
dialogue has fostered greater understanding of the problems related to electronics disposal and a deeper appreciation of how these problems impact all stakeholders.
participants, or stakeholders, consist of 15 product manufacturers, 15 representatives from government agencies and 18 other participants ranging from environmental groups to trade associations and retailers.
says the NEPSI
dialogue hopes to resolve some of the funding issues surrounding electronics recycling in the U.
As those following this issue might recall, at the March meeting, NEPSI
participants reached a noteworthy decision--they agreed to work toward establishing a financing system that would, in some fashion, incorporate the costs of managing used electronic products into the purchase price of new electronic products.
coalition was created to bring electronic prescribing to physicians at no cost and reduce the risk of medication errors to our nation," said Tullman.