Sunday, April 15, 2007

Four Florida Health Plans,Provider groups and Rx-Hub form an organization to promote e-Prescribing

Several Florida health plans and provider organizations are working together to provide Floridians access to improved health, safety and affordability through electronic prescribing.

The goal is to collaborate and oversee the adoption of electronic prescriptions in Florida. Retail pharmacy chains, state and regional health plans and core technology vendors will all be targeted by the group to collaborate on adopting e-prescribing in Florida.

The steering committee for ePrescribe Florida is made up of representatives from Jacksonville-based Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Kentucky-based Humana (NYSE: HUM), UnitedHealthcare and Florida-based AvMed.

Tampa Bay Business Journal

PRN Newswire

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