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Overview

During the 2018 legislative session, House Bill 115, Maryland Health Care Commission – Electronic Prescription Records System – Assessment and Report, was passed and requires the Maryland Health Care Commission (MHCC) to convene a workgroup of interested stakeholders to conduct a health information technology policy study that assesses the benefits and feasibility of developing an electronic system for health care providers to access patient prescription medication history. The MHCC is required to report on or before January 1, 2020 to the Governor and General Assembly detailing findings and recommendations from the study.

Charter/Roster

Information about the law (Chapter 435) and plans for conducting the study can be found in the workgroup Charter.  See workgroup roster for a listing of all participants.

Contact

For more information or questions about this study, please contact:
Nikki Majewski, Division Chief for Health Information Technology
Center for Health Information Technology & Innovative Care Delivery
Phone: 410.764.3839
Fax: 410.358.1236
Email: nicole.majewski@maryland.gov 

Meetings and Materials

The workgroup will convene over the next year starting in July 2018 and about every four to six weeks thereafter. Dates and times and related materials for upcoming and previous meetings are included below; meeting information is also listed on the MHCC Meeting Schedule page.

Upcoming Meetings

October 3, 2018; 2:00pm - 4:00pm (at MHCC)

November 8, 2018; 1:00pm - 3:00pm

December 4, 2018; 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Previous Meetings

August 2, 2018; 1:00pm – 3:00pm (at MHCC)

July 12, 2018; 2:00pm – 3:30pm

Meeting dates and times are subject to change. All meetings are open to the public. In-person meetings will be held at MHCC offices unless noted otherwise. The MHCC plans to hold the majority of meetings via teleconference.

Directions

MHCC is located at 4160 Patterson Ave, Baltimore, MD 21215. From I-695 Baltimore Beltway: Take exit 18 to Liberty Road towards Lochearn, turn left at Patterson Avenue, cross over Wabash Avenue, turn left at the first light immediately after crossing over the railroad tracks, take the first right into our parking area, and MHCC is on the left.


Last Updated: 8/7/2018