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e-Prescribing

  • Home Is Where the Care Is

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    Posted on October 29, 2014 by Justin Noble As I was celebrating the recent Thanksgiving weekend, I was reminded of how much comfort can be derived from being at home among loved ones and familiar surroundings. It seems only natural that Canadians would...

  • Why Interoperability? Why Now?

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    Posted on November 25, 2014 by Lynne Zucker We often talk about digital health as a journey. A fully digital health system in Canada is coming together albeit with lots of starts and stops on the way. We, the professionals engaged in the journey,...

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Full)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • National Impact of Generation 2 Drug Information Systems Technical Report (Summary)

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    15 September 2010

    This pan-Canadian drug information system benefits evaluation study details the quality and productivity outcomes being realized through these systems.

  • 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...

  • 2016 Nielsen Annual Tracking Survey presented to Canada Health Infoway: e-Prescribing Findings

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    22 July 2016

    2016 Nielsen Annual Tracking Survey presented to Canada Health Infoway: e-Prescribing Findings.

  • 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...

  • Impact of Early Electronic Prescribing on Pharmacists' Clarification Calls in Four Community Pharmacies Located in St John's, Newfoundland

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    The purpose of this exploratory study was to determine the prevalence of, reasons for, and average time taken for pharmacist clarification calls to prescribers for electronic medical record (EMR)-generated and handwritten prescriptions.

  • 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.

  • LEADERSHIP SESSION > Opioid Misuse, Patient Safety and the Power of e-Prescribing

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    22 November 2016

    Dr. Beth Sproule, Clinician-Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health & Leslie Dan Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Toronto Joshua Vinciguerra, Director, Bureau of Narcotic Enforcement, New York State Department of Health Dr. Michael Hamilton,...

  • Joint Statement of Action to Address the Opioid Crisis

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    08 December 2016

    This Joint Statement of Action to Address the Opioid Crisis reflects the combined commitment of over 40 organizations in Canada to act on this crisis. The Joint Statement was released November 19, 2016 at the Opioid Summit, following the Opioid...

  • 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...

  • Transforming Health Care Through Innovation: Infoway’s Goals for 2017-2018

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    Posted on February 02, 2017 by Michael Green Follow @MGreenonHealth Digital health solutions are key enablers that will help bridge gaps in delivering care and bending cost curves. These solutions are more important than ever as Canada’s federal,...

  • Thoughts on e-Prescribing and Safety

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    Posted on November 8, 2016 by Dr. Michael Hamilton It’s important not to think of e-prescribing as an isolated end in itself. We really need a whole system and process built around getting medicines to patients — from drug regulation and oversight, to...

  • Nonadherence With Prescribed Medication in Primary Care: A Cohort Study

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    Primary nonadherence is probably an important contributor to suboptimal disease management, but methodological challenges have limited investigation of it. This study of Quebec patients and all their incident prescriptions from primary care electronic...

  • 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.

  • Driving Access to Care: Infoway’s Goals for 2018-2019

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    Posted on January 30, 2019 by Michael Green Follow @MGreenonHealth Canadians are proud of our universal health care system, but despite the money we spend on it, research shows that our country ranks at or near the bottom in international comparisons of...

  • Brian's Story: Convenience

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    Digital health benefits Brian by providing convenient access through electronic prescription renewals, but also allowing him to feel more engaged in his care.

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