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Infoway Releases Request for Proposal to Health IT Industry for PrescribeIT™

October 18, 2016 (Toronto) - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) invites leading health IT companies to respond to the newly launched Request for Proposal (RFP) for PrescribeIT™, Canada’s new e-prescribing service.

Infoway is seeking an innovative partner (or consortium) to help design, build and operate PrescribeIT™, a single service that will be scaled for use across the country. PrescribeIT™ will enable prescribers to electronically transmit a prescription to a patient’s pharmacy of choice.

“PrescribeIT™ will help provide safer and more effective medication management, enhance patient safety, optimize existing drug information system investments and facilitate better health outcomes,” said Michael Green, President and CEO of Infoway. “We encourage all interested parties to submit proposals to help develop a service that will aim to improve Canadians’ health outcomes while protecting the long-term sustainability of our health care system.”

To access the RFP, visit MERX. For more information about PrescribeIT visit www.infoway-inforoute.ca/PrescribeIT.

About Canada Health Infoway
Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.

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Karen Schmidt
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Tania Ensor
Group Director, PrescribeITTM Marketing Strategy & Stakeholder Relations
Canada Health Infoway
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