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  • Blog Post: How do I…Onboard with PrescribeIT? (For Pharmacists)

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    PrescribeIT® is designed to seamlessly integrate into your pharmacy management system, increasing efficiencies, improving communication with prescribers and enabling you to dispense with confidence. Get on the leading edge of health care...

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  • Blog Post: How do I…Onboard with PrescribeIT? (For Prescribers)

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    PrescribeIT® is Canada’s national e-prescribing service, enabling prescribers to digitally send prescription data directly to a patient’s pharmacy of choice. In this occasional blog series, we’ll explore some of PrescribeIT’s features and...

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  • Blog Post: Upgrading Skills with the PrescribeIT Learning Centre

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    Our world is changing, and health care is no exception. The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a swift pivot towards digital health tools. With Canadians increasingly using and expecting digital health tools in their daily lives, it no longer makes sense to...

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  • Blog Post: #WeAnswerTheCall: National Nursing Week 2021

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    National Nursing Week occurs every year during the week of May 12. It celebrates the nursing profession and recognizes the dedication and contributions of nurses across Canada. This year’s theme is #WeAnswerTheCall, recognizing the many roles that...

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  • Blog Post: How to Find PrescribeIT Near You

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    In a recent Infoway study, 80 per cent of respondents were interested in having their health provider send a prescription directly to their pharmacy, without receiving a paper prescription. With 40 per cent of primary care visits now occurring...

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  • Blog Post: Pharmacy Awareness Month: How We Can Support Pharmacists Through Effective Technology

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    March is Pharmacy Awareness Month, a yearly national campaign to celebrate pharmacists and their contributions to Canada’s health system. This year, the event’s focus is shifting from “awareness” to “appreciation,” to better reflect pharmacists’ vital...

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  • Blog Post: Modernizing Prescribing Practices to Improve Patient Care

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    In our digital world, it’s time to leave behind handwritten prescriptions. e-Prescribing enables prescribers to send a prescription electronically to a patient’s pharmacy of choice, resulting in a safer, more convenient experience for patients and...

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  • Blog Post: 2020 at a Glance: PrescribeIT

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    2020 was a year of immense challenge, innovation and resilience. From new partnerships with major vendors like Rexall and Shoppers Drug Mart, to supporting the adoption of virtual care, to new educational initiatives, the importance of PrescribeIT’s...

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  • Blog Post: e-Prescribing Saves Patients Time and Protects Their Health

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    When you’re feeling unwell, the last thing you want is to venture out on multiple errands. As we continue to stay home and implement physical distancing measures, I’m reminded of a story a patient recently related to me. Read more to learn how...

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  • Blog Post: Why e-Prescribing is a Fundamental Component of Virtual Care

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    Electronic prescribing can be a useful tool when prescribing medications virtually, during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. As the momentum towards virtual continues, it has never been clearer that e-prescribing needs to be a key component of virtual...

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  • Blog Post: Ask a Peer with PrescribeIT

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    With Ask a Peer, we’re connecting you with health care professionals who have already begun their e-prescribing journey. Recently, we welcomed pharmacist Andy Donald and family physician Dr. Daniel Pepe to the Digital Health InfoCast to address some of...

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  • Blog Post: How e-Prescriptions Can Help Reduce Risk in Opioid Prescribing

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    Alongside the COVID-19 pandemic, a surge in opioid-related overdoses continues across Canada. To maximize the benefits of controlled medications, while minimizing the risks associated with their use, we need to be able to track their journeys through...

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  • Blog Post: Supporting Patients’ Digital Health Literacy

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    Physical distancing, social circles, contact tracing, R0 numbers…over the past few months, we’ve adapted quickly to a wide range of new terms and concepts in order to stay healthy. For many Canadians, this information is largely new — read our latest...

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  • Blog post: Connecting Clinicians through e-Prescribing

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    Dr. Jeffrey Steed was looking for more efficient ways to get prescriptions to pharmacies. In his fast-paced clinic, communicating through telephones and faxes took time from busy days and posed an inconvenience for his patients. In our latest post, read...

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  • Blog Post: Virtual Care is Growing — but Clinicians Need Modern Tools

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    The COVID-19 pandemic has led to rapid uptake of digital health, yet clinicians have been making do with pre-existing resources: telephones, video chats and a host of digital workarounds. Our tools and processes must be refined if virtual care is to...

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  • Blog Post: Improving Services through Customer Centricity

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    Customer centricity means working in a way that focuses first on providing a positive customer experience. In our latest blog post, we meet the PrescribeIT® Product Excellence team, responsible for end-to-end product and workflow excellence. Read on to...

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  • Blog Post: Early Adoption of PrescribeIT Sets Lethbridge Doctors up for Success During COVID-19

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    In 2018, Lethbridge became the first community in Alberta to use PrescribeIT, Canada’s e-prescribing service. The world has changed drastically since then, with the COVID-19 pandemic leading clinicians and patients to embrace digital tools and services....

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  • Blog Post: Must-Haves in Workflow Excellence

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    In our latest blog post, Seema Nayani explores aspects of clinical systems that are essential to enhancing workflow excellence and clinicians’ decreasing stress factors. Learn which features help clinicians feel confident that their system considers...

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  • Blog Post: How e‑Prescribing Impacted a Nurse Practitioner’s Workflow

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    In a busy clinic, small tasks add up quickly. Nurse practitioner Christine Fitchett knows the importance of efficient workflows in a fast-paced environment. In our latest blog post, she tells us how e-prescribing with PrescribeIT® has impacted her...

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  • Blog Post: A Front Line Look at Virtual Care: Part Two

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    Read this blog post by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat for a front line look at the implementation of virtual care. Learn more about the tools and processes being adopted in primary care, and see how a virtual care appointment might unfold.

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