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  • 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

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

  • 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...

  • 2016 in Review for PrescribeIT

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

  • e-Prescribing: Safety. Quality. Both.

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    Posted on October 24, 2017 by Dr. Michael Hamilton I’m looking forward to e-prescribing for the convenience and efficiency, but also for the potential enhancements in quality and safety.

  • The Benefits of e-Prescribing

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    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.

  • Infographic: Infoway’s Strategic Plan: 2017-2022

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    23 February 2018

    This infographic provides a high-level view of the two strategic goals Infoway will focus on from 2017-2022 - e-prescribing and providing access to digital health information and services. See also: Summary Corporate Plan 2018-2019

  • PrescribeIT: 2016 in Review

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    13 January 2017

    A look at the progress achieved in 2016 for PrescribeIT™. Highlights include Infoway’s commitment to reduce the harm of opioid misuse, our partnerships and support from Health Canada, the provinces and territories, industry stakeholders, retailers and...

  • PrescribeIT Backgrounder

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    15 March 2018

    An overview of PrescribeIT — a single service that will enable prescribers to electronically transmit a prescription to a patient’s pharmacy of choice.

  • Digital Health Foundation

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    Infoway began its journey by co-investing with the jurisdictions in the foundational elements of digital health: patient and provider registries; lab and drug information systems; diagnostic imaging in hospitals; and clinical reports and immunizations....

  • Safer Medication Practices

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    Infoway is dedicated to improving safety for all Canadians by modernizing the prescribing process. Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and health sector stakeholders to implement, operate and maintain...

  • 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 PrescribeITTM....

  • Introduction to the Canadian Clinical Drug Data Set

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    This webinar is part of the Infoway standards webinar series. June 13, 2018 | 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm EST Come join us to learn about how the Canadian Clinical Drug Data Set provides a consistent approach to the identification and naming of medications and a...

  • e-Prescribing Can Provide Some Much-needed Peace of Mind

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    Posted on June 5, 2018 by Poonam Khanna Follow @PoonamKhanna I recently had an appointment with a specialist and she provided me with a prescription and booked a follow-up appointment in a month to check whether the medication was working. She also...

  • 14% of Canadians Have Lost or Damaged a Prescription — and This Comes at a Cost

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    Posted on August 7, 2018 by Bobby Gheorghiu Prescriptions for medication are a regular part of the lives of most Canadians. A recent survey conducted by Nielsen and commissioned by Infoway found that 65 per cent of Canadians aged 18 and over have...

  • Connecting Patients for Better Health: 2018

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    02 August 2018

    The Connecting Patients for Better Health 2018 report provides the latest availability, use and citizen interest in accessing their health information online as well as digitally enabled health services (e-services). The results are from four public...

  • e-Prescribing Improves Patient Safety Over Emailed and Auto-faxed Prescriptions

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    Posted on September 18, 2018 by Poonam Khanna Follow @PoonamKhanna Email, auto-fax and e-prescribing — one of these methods of prescribing is not like the other. While on the surface, emailed and auto-faxed prescriptions may look the same as...

  • Driving Access to Care

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    Improving access to care for Canadians, especially those who are most vulnerable and in greatest need, will improve health outcomes for all. However, improving health care access for Canadians requires moving beyond traditional in-person care models to...

  • PrescribeIT™: Modernizing the Prescribing Process, One Electronic Prescription at a Time

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    This webinar is part of the PrescribeIT™ clinician webinar series. October 9, 2018 PrescribeIT™ eliminates paper prescriptions, safeguards patient health data from commercial use and maintains an influence-free prescribing and dispensing environment for...

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