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Momentum Accelerates as BC and Infoway Formalize Provincial Prescription Management (e-Prescribing) Discussions

April 8, 2021 (TORONTO, ON and VICTORIA, BC) — The British Columbia Ministry of Health (the BC Ministry of Health) and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) are pleased to announce that they have entered into an agreement to work together to explore a solution that could allow Electronic Medical Records (EMRs) and Pharmacy Management Systems the option of supporting Provincial Prescription Management (e-Prescribing) in the province by connecting to PharmaNet through PrescribeIT®.

OnPharm-United Network of Independent Pharmacies Enables PrescribeIT in Record Time

April 8, 2021 (Toronto)OnPharm-United is pleased to announce that the PrescribeIT® e-prescribing service is now available at 120 of its independent pharmacy locations.

Developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), PrescribeIT® enables prescribers to safely and conveniently transmit a prescription electronically between a prescriber’s electronic medical record (EMR) and the pharmacy management system (PMS) of a patient’s pharmacy of choice.

Infoway Partners with Prestigious Medical Publisher JMIR Publications to Advance Digital Health Research in Canada

March 3, 2021 (TORONTO)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce its partnership with JMIR Publications to publish evidence-based research that provides critical insights into Canada’s digital health landscape to inform policy decisions, accelerate the adoption of digital health, and fuel innovation. JMIR Publications is the leading scholarly publisher of more than 30 academic digital health journal titles, such as the Journal of Medical Internet Research, JMIR mHealth and uHealth, and JMIR Medical Informatics, and is disseminating cutting-edge research in this burgeoning field.

WELL Health Adds PrescribeIT to “apps.health” Marketplace and Launches National e-Prescribing Service with Canada Health Infoway

Vancouver, B.C. and Toronto, ON., December 11, 2020 - WELL Health Technologies Corp. (TSX.V: WELL) (the “Company” or “WELL”), a company focused on consolidating and modernizing clinical and digital assets within the primary health care sector, is pleased to announce it has partnered with Canada Health Infoway (“Infoway”) to integrate Infoway’s national e-prescribing service, PrescribeIT®, with WELL’s OSCAR Pro Electronic Medical Records (EMR) software. Physicians and health care practitioners using OSCAR Pro are now able to easily create, renew and cancel prescriptions electronically, while improving overall patient care through secure clinician messaging. WELL is offering an end-to-end solution from virtual and on-site patient consultation to electronic prescription, resulting in a better physician and patient experience. By partnering with PrescribeIT®, health care practitioners, pharmacists and patients can have confidence that the solution ensures patient privacy and security of information.

The COVID-19 Experience: Canada Health Infoway Finds Canadians Trust and Have Come to Depend on Digital Health

New survey insights released to mark Digital Health Week 2020

November 16, 2020 (Toronto) — Canadians and health care providers have met the unprecedented challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic head-on by embracing change in the way health care is delivered — from in-person to virtual. This week is Digital Health Week and to mark the occasion Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is sharing research conducted in partnership with Environics that digs into this substantial shift and what Canadians want for their digital health future.

Pharmacy Brands Canada to Expand PrescribeIT Service to Banner Members in Western Canada

October 26, 2020 (Edmonton, Alberta)Pharmacy Brands Canada is pleased to announce an exciting new partnership with Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) to launch PrescribeIT®, Canada’s only national not-for-profit electronic prescribing service. This innovative e-prescribing platform will soon be offered in our mettra Pharmacy, Value Drug Mart, Apple Drugs, Peoples Pharmacy and Rxellence independent community pharmacies across Western Canada.

Canada Health Infoway and Aware MD Partner to Advance e-Prescribing in Canada

October 20, 2020 (TORONTO)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Aware MD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement that will give more Canadians access to e-prescribing.

Canada Health Infoway and CloudMD Partner to Give More Canadians Access to e-Prescribing

September 24, 2020 (TORONTO)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and CloudMD are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.

Canada Health Infoway and Loblaw Companies Limited Reach Agreement to Advance e-Prescribing

August 18, 2020 (TORONTO)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) are pleased to announce that they have reached an agreement to advance e-prescribing in Canada.

PharmaChoice Canada enters an Agreement with Infoway to offer PrescribeIT to Its Network of Independent Pharmacies

June 4, 2020 (Toronto) – PharmaChoice Canada is pleased to announce an agreement with Canada Health Infoway, to offer PrescribeIT®, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, to its network of independent retail pharmacies.

VeroSource Solutions Delivers Secure COVID-19 Test Results to Citizens in New Brunswick and Manitoba

June 4, 2020, (Fredericton, NB) – Citizens in New Brunswick and Manitoba are accessing their COVID-19 test results through a secure online portal enabled by technology from VeroSource Solutions. The rapid deployment of this service in two provinces in quick succession represents an important private-public collaboration between VeroSource Solutions (VeroSource), the New Brunswick Department of Health, Shared Health in Manitoba, and Canada Health Infoway (Infoway).

OnPharm-United has entered an agreement with Canada Health Infoway to offer PrescribeIT to its Network of Retail Pharmacies.

May 22, 2020 (Toronto)OnPharm-United is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Canada Health Infoway, to offer PrescribeIT®, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, to its network of pharmacy owners.

Momentum Accelerates as New Jurisdictions, Retailers, Health Clinics and Technology Partners Join PrescribeIT®

May 20, 2020 (TORONTO, ON) — PrescribeIT®, Canada Health Infoway’s (Infoway) national e-prescribing service, continues to expand as new jurisdictions, retailers and technology partners commit to making prescribing easier and more convenient for clinicians and patients.

Digital Health is Helping Canadian Nurses Improve Patient Care but Opportunities for Improvement Remain

May 11, 2020 (Toronto) — A new survey conducted by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), the Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) and the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association (CNIA) found that:

Infoway Accelerates Virtual Care Integration with PrescribeIT Electronic Medical Record Vendors

April 14, 2020 (Toronto) – In response to feedback from physicians and pharmacists managing patient consultations virtually during COVID-19, Canada Health Infoway’s PrescribeIT® has initiated an EMR-Virtual Care Investment Program.

Omnimed Accelerates the Release of Virtual Care Tools within its Electronic Medical Record

April 14, 2020 (Cookshire-Eaton) - Omnimed is proud to announce a new agreement with Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) to participate in an emergency investment program to accelerate the integration of virtual care and e-prescribing technologies in the electronic medical record.

Mustimuhw Improves First Nations Patient Safety through PrescribeIT

April 9, 2020 (Vancouver) – Mustimuhw Information Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce it's helping to improve the safety of First Nations patients through an agreement with Canada Health Infoway's PrescribeIT®. Through the agreement, Mustimuhw will integrate PrescribeIT®, Canada's e-prescribing service, directly into its Community Electronic Medical Record (cEMR). 

New National Drug Terminology Adds Value to Canadian Digital Health Solutions

March 5, 2020 (Toronto) — A national drug terminology created by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and Health Canada is enhancing medication safety and providing value for patients, health care providers and health systems across Canada.

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