CMS inaugurates new HIT information clearinghouse website and associated listserv

Looking for a central source of information on all the federal government’s initiatives to digitize the health industry? Try the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ new eHealth(http://www.cms.gov/eHealth/) website.

Via Modern Healthcare:

The CMS launched the eHealth initiative this week as a central repository for information on the federal government’s digital record-keeping and electronic prescribing initiatives.

The page provides a central location to search the CMS site for details of the major digital health initiatives, including the $22 billion electronic health-record incentive program, the hospital inpatient quality reporting system and the e-prescription incentive program.

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