Section 116: Appropriation for Design of Computerized Physician Prescribing Systems

Notwithstanding any general or special law to the contrary, the comptroller shall transfer $5,000,000, upon passage of this act, from the General Fund to the Massachusetts Technology Park Corporation established in section 3 of chapter 40J of the General Laws, to support the initial implementation of its computerized physician order entry system initiative and other activities designed to save lives, reduce health care costs and increase economic competitiveness for the citizens of the commonwealth.

Summary: 
Appropriates $5 million to the Mass Technology Park Corporation for the design of computerized physician prescribing systems.