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e-Prescribing e-Prescribing

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 software. By eliminating paper and hand written prescriptions, e-prescribing can improve patient safety, convenience and the overall quality of care.

To improve medication management, Infoway is working with the provinces and territories to develop a multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing (eRx) service, PrescribeITTM, that will facilitate better, safer and more appropriate prescription drug use by Canadians.

PrescribeIT: Canada’s electronic prescription service

e-Prescribing: An Important Part of Medication Safety

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