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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.

Canadian family doctors providing better access to care, lagging behind in offering digital services

January 30, 2020 — The results of an international survey of family doctors show that Canadian doctors are practising more in group settings and offering more weeknight and weekend hours for their patients.

Canada Health Infoway Selects Simeio for Identity, Access and Consent as a Service (IACaaS)

January 27, 2020 (Toronto)Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce that it has selected Simeio Solutions (Simeio) as the technical solution provider for the new Identity, Access and Consent as a Service (IACaaS). Infoway and its collaborators across Canada will leverage these services to provide Canadians with improved access to health care services, and greater control over their digital health information.

PrescribeIT Launches in Newfoundland and Labrador

January 20, 2020 (Toronto) — Citizens of Newfoundland and Labrador can now benefit from the convenience and safety of e-prescribing with the launch of PrescribeIT® in Bonavista.

PrescribeIT New Features Now Available

January 7, 2020 (Toronto) — New features have been added to PrescribeIT® to enhance the functionality of Canada’s national e-prescribing service for prescribers and pharmacists across the country.

EndoSoft LLC Receives Infoway 2017 Edition Certification

November 29, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) and EndoSoft LLC (EndoSoft) announced today that the EndoVault v3.x solution has achieved Infoway certification under the 2017 Edition of pre-implementation certification requirements.

Infoway Announces Seven ACCESS 2022 Alliance Founding Sponsors

November 12, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) announced today the ACCESS 2022 Alliance Founding Sponsors.

These seven industry leaders have committed to the vision of ACCESS 2022, a movement aimed at improving Canadians’ access to their personal health information and to digitally delivered health services. The founding sponsors are: Accenture Canada, LifeLabs, Orion Health, RGAX, Roche Canada, Teladoc Health and TELUS Health.

Microquest’s EMR Now Supports PrescribeIT®

November 8, 2019 (Edmonton)Microquest announced today the integration of the e-prescribing service PrescribeIT® into its electronic medical record Healthquest.

PrescribeIT® is a national e-prescribing service developed by Canada Health Infoway (Infoway), which 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.

Digital Health Week 2019: Join the Celebration!

November 7, 2019 (Toronto) — Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is inviting Canadians to participate in Digital Health Week 2019 (Nov. 11-17) to celebrate how digital health is transforming health care in Canada. This is the sixth year for this nationally recognized awareness week, which is once again being held in conjunction with the Infoway Partnership Conference (Nov. 12-13 in Ottawa). 

Infoway Releases Request for Expression of Interest for PrescribeIT® Standalone Solution

September 30, 2019 (Toronto) — To foster innovation, Canada Health Infoway has issued a Request for Expression of Interest (REOI) for a standalone solution to complement the core integrated offering and further expand PrescribeIT® in Canada. Infoway is inviting all interested parties to review the document and participate in the process. The aim of the REOI is to elicit solutions/proposals that will meet our technological, marketing/sales and outreach goals while helping us better understand the capabilities of the broader market.

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