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Patient Safety

  • Blog Post: e-Prescribing Facilitates Patient Safety and Better Health Outcomes

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    Replacing paper or faxed prescriptions with e-prescribing comes with many benefits, including improved patient safety and better health outcomes.

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  • Blog Post: e-Prescribing: Safety. Quality. Both.

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    e-Prescribing not only offers convenience and efficiency, but also a potential for enhancements in quality and safety by eliminating some of the ambiguity in prescribing practices.

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  • Blog Post: Medication Non-adherence: Exploring the Tension Between Patient Safety and Patient Autonomy

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    Roughly 30 per cent of prescriptions generated by prescribers for their patients go unfilled, which could result in the worsening of a patient’s condition. If prescribers were to receive notifications when a prescription goes unfilled, does this...

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  • Blog Post: Thoughts on e-Prescribing and Safety

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    It’s important not to think of e-prescribing as an isolated end in itself, but as part of a system need that needs to interact at a high degree of accuracy and integrity to ensure safety.

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  • Electronic Medical Record Providers

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    PrescribeITTM enables the safe and secure transmission of prescriptions and is an important part of Health Canada’s action on opioid misuse. Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry...

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  • Infographic: Prescription Opioids and the Growing Crisis

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    06 March 2019

    Learn how e-prescribing is helping to prevent opioid misuse.

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  • Jurisdictions

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    PrescribeITTM is part of Canada’s action plan on the opioid crisis and it enables the safe and secure transmission of prescriptions. Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders...

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  • Ontario Prescribers

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    PrescribeIT™ Now Available in Ontario PrescribeIT™, a national, not-for-profit e-prescribing service for community prescribers in Canada, is now available in Ontario. PrescribeIT™, which is funded by Health Canada, allows prescribers to send, renew and...

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  • Pharmacies and Pharmacists

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    PrescribeIT® is Canada’s answer to the safe, secure transmission of prescriptions between prescribers and pharmacists, allowing you to spend more time with your patients. Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and...

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  • Pharmacy Management System Providers

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    PrescribeITTM is part of Canada’s action plan on the opioid crisis and it enables the safe and secure transmission of prescriptions. Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders...

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  • PrescribeIT Benefits

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    Prescribers and pharmacists work together to ensure patients get the medications they need. But almost 30 per cent of prescriptions are never filled. Not only can medication non-adherence lead to adverse events, it increases costs to the health care...

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  • Prescribers

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    PrescribeIT® is Canada’s answer to the safe and secure transmission of prescriptions. Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to operate and maintain...

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  • Prescription Opioids and the Growing Crisis

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    There’s no silver bullet solution to solve the opioid crisis, but our health-care system can make strides forward. Learn how e-prescribing can help prevent opioid fraud and misuse. Read Our Blog Post Download the Infographic Canada is the second largest...

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