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e-Prescribing

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

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    Posted on January 30, 2018 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...

  • There’s a War for Your Data and Health Care is Next

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    Posted on November 15, 2018 by Abigail Carter-Langford Do you know how safe your personal health data is? When the Cambridge Analytica Facebook data scandal exploded onto news headlines, it put into question what we as consumers are willingly, and...

  • 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...

  • Connecting Patients for Better Health: 2018

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    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...

  • Improving Access to Care for Canadians: Infoway’s Plan for 2019-2020

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    Posted on February 19, 2019 by Michael Green Follow @MGreenonHealth A few months ago, Infoway launched a movement called ACCESS 2022 to inspire a new day for health care in Canada. We envision a future where all Canadians have access to their health...

  • Another Year of Tremendous Progress for PrescribeIT™

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    Posted on February 27, 2019 by Bobbi Reinholdt The PrescribeIT™ journey began three years ago with a commitment to the creation of a single, national e-prescribing service, enabling prescriptions to be electronically transmitted to a patient’s pharmacy...

  • EMRs Have Paved the Way for True e-Prescribing, Improving Patient Safety

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    Posted on March 5, 2019 by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat Follow @DrRBhyat The world around us has changed rapidly in the past few decades, as technological advances have accelerated — the Internet, smart phones and social media have all redefined the way that we...

  • There’s No Silver Bullet Solution to Solve the Opioid Crisis, but our Health Care System can Make Strides Forward

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    Posted on March 12, 2018 by Tanya Achilles Follow @achilles_tanya In 2016 alone, opioids were responsible for almost one in 13 deaths across the country. Despite the attention that the opioid crisis has received from mainstream media and focused efforts...

  • A Physician and a Pharmacist Talk Candidly About Using PrescribeIT™ in their Practices

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    This webinar is part of the PrescribeIT™ clinician webinar series. March 28, 2019 | 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET PrescribeIT™ is Canada’s national not-for-profit e-prescribing service that enables the electronic transmission of a prescription from a...

  • 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...

  • Closing the Circle of Patient Care

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    Posted on April 25, 2019 by Dr. Mohamed Alarakhia Physicians, nurse practitioners, pharmacists and other clinicians all play an important role in patient care. In the current landscape of the health care system, providers far too often operate in silos....

  • Why it’s Time to Retire the Fax Machine and Consider PrescribeIT™

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    Posted on May 7, 2019 by Dr. Caroline Correia As physicians, we constantly look for ways to improve our practice, including staying up-to-date on the latest research, guidelines and best practices to ensure we offer our patients the best care available....

  • PrescribeIT™: Modernizing the Prescribing Process, One Electronic Prescription at a Time (2019)

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    This webinar is part of the PrescribeIT™ clinician webinar series. May 14, 2019 | 1:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. ET Join us for this clinician webinar to learn about PrescribeIT™, a national not-for-profit e-prescribing solution that enables the electronic...

  • 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,...

  • 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.

  • Unsecure Data has no Place in the Health System

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    Posted on July 10, 2019 by Dr. Neil Naik , Family Physician, Waterloo ON. In our comprehensive health system, patients work with a myriad of health care professionals to meet their specific needs. Physicians, pharmacists, hospitals and personal support...

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