CommonwealthRX was launched in 2009 in order to increase the volume of e-prescribing in Virginia.
Its vision is to improve patient safety, quality of care and cost-effectiveness through e-prescribing and medication management. Key components will include:
The goal of CommonwealthRX will be to move Virginia into the “Top 10 in 2010” in ranking for percentage of prescriptions that are electronic.
It is led by a Steering Committee of health care executives, pharmacists, prescribers and others who possess a shared vision of Virginia being one of the nation’s top e-prescribing states.
The roles of the Steering Committee members include:
The Steering Committee is comprised of the CommonwealthRX chair, Michael Matthews, Senior Advisor to the Commonwealth’s Office of Health IT, the CommonwealthRX Executive Director, and the co-chairs of the workgroups.
CommonwealthRx contact: Jeff Odell, Executive Director – Jodell@MedVirginia.net, 804.359.4500 x227