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Medication Management

  • 2016 in Review for PrescribeIT

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    Posted on January 19, 2017 by Bobbi Reinholdt 2016 has been a busy year for PrescribeIT TM . Since Infoway began working on a multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing solution, we’ve had more than 150 meetings with key stakeholder groups, including provinces,...

  • Advancing Computerized Provider Order Entry in Canada with Leading Practice Tools and Resources

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    Posted on June 7, 2016 by Chad Leaver Managing how patients receive medications during a hospital stay is a complex inter-professional process involving physician, nursing, pharmacist and administrative staff. In Canada, the various steps for...

  • e-Prescribing

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    e-Prescribing is the secure, electronic creation and transmission of a prescription between an authorized prescriber and a patient’s pharmacy of choice using an electronic medical record (EMR) or a standalone application, and pharmacy management...

  • e-Prescribing Facilitates Patient Safety and Better Health Outcomes

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    Posted on May 24, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt Canadian pharmacists fill 600 million prescriptions each year, and 44 per cent of those are handwritten. That’s a lot of potentially illegible prescriptions and it’s just one reason why it’s time for an...

  • e-Prescribing: An Important Part of Medication Safety

    Learn how e-prescribing will help improve patient safety and improve communication between clinicians.

  • Infoway Partnership Conference

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    Save the date for the 2018 Infoway Partnership Conference: Connecting for Digital Health, taking place Nov. 13-14, 2018 in Montreal. The conference will once again take place during Digital Health Week, Nov. 12-18, 2018. Stay up to date on information...

  • PrescribeIT

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    Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to create, operate and maintain a financially self-sustaining, multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing service, known as PrescribeIT TM . This will be...

  • Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Posted on August 17, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt There are many factors to be concerned about when it comes to the safe use of prescription medications. For example, 39 per cent of Canadians aged 55+ take four or more medications.And Canada is now the...

  • The Benefits of e-Prescribing

    e-Prescribing is the secure electronic transmission of a prescription from a prescriber to a patient’s pharmacy. Canada Health Infoway is developing a secure, patient directed electronic end-to-end e-prescribing solution called PrescribeIT.

  • When Treatments Harm: Developing Adverse Drug Event Reporting to Improve Patient Safety


    23 November 2016

    Dr. Corinne Hohl, , Emergency Room Physician, Vancouver General Hospital Adverse drug events, untreated, and harmful events associated with medications are a leading cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and are often preventable....

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