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Media Spotlight

Learn more about the benefits of e-prescribing by reading recent PrescribeIT articles that have appeared in Canadian media publications.

HUSSEIN: Pharmacists taking greater role than ever in health-care system

Toronto Sun | September 16, 2022

I genuinely believe that with an expanded scope of practice for pharmacists, patients will feel more supported by their circle of care, and we will see better health outcomes. Moving forward, we need clinicians — pharmacists like myself, physicians and more — to advocate for the broad implementation of tools like e-prescribing that streamline communication and patient care.

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As the opioid crisis worsens there are actions we can take to enable safer drug stewardship

Toronto Star | September 3, 2022

When you think through the patient prescription journey, there can be many gaps in contact with their care team and in monitoring. e-Prescribing tools like Canada Health Infoway’s PrescribeIT enable prescribers to transmit prescriptions directly into the pharmacy management system and allow pharmacists to electronically request prescription renewals from the physician.

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e- Prescriptions Open the Door to Convenience, Efficiency, and Safety

Health Insight | September 1, 2022

At Christine McGinley’s last physical, her doctor gave her a handwritten prescription — which she promptly lost. “I don’t know what shocked me more — the fact that I needed the prescription, the fact that I lost it, or the fact that it was handwritten in our digital world,” she says.

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Digital Health Solutions Are Helping to Create Healthier Canadians

Health Insight | July 6, 2022

There’s now an easy way for Ontarians to reduce lost or misplaced prescriptions, which also saves prescribers, pharmacists, and patients time, reduces stolen or fraudulent prescriptions, enhances workflow efficiency, and increases communication and confidence in dispensing while protecting patient safety. It’s called PrescribeIT®, and it’s benefiting the entire health care system.

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SEQUEIRA: Can e-prescribing help alleviate Canada's mental health strain?

Toronto Sun | June 27, 2022

Canadians have long faced a myriad of challenges accessing mental health and addictions services, including not knowing where to go for help, long wait times and high costs. These challenges were exacerbated by the pandemic, which brought on an urgent increase in the demand for these services.

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BHYAT: The digital health-care revolution is upon us in Canada

Toronto Sun | March 1, 2022

As we look towards returning to some semblance of normalcy, we should continue the progress we’ve made towards virtual care by implementing tools like PrescribeIT — modern digital tools that enhance patient safety, continuity of care and communication within the patient’s circle of care.

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OPINION: Digital health tools like e-prescribing must remain a core part of Canada’s health care delivery system beyond the pandemic

Prince George Daily News | January 5, 2022

Paper health care records have been a danger to both patients and providers during the COVID-19 pandemic. I have been able to get my 85-year old mother’s banking and bills online to keep things up to date. I should have been able to help manage her health care information too. But I couldn’t.

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Trailblazing digital tool enhances safety and integrity of Canadian virtualized health care system

National Post | December 2, 2021

Consequences of the pandemic have led many Canadians to see the advantages virtual physician appointments and electronic prescriptions, among other digital options, have over traditional methods. Learn more about how national e-prescribing service PrescribeIT safeguards prescription data to improve patient care.

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Improving the Security of Canadians Health Care Information

The Hamilton Spectator | October 13, 2021

While we have seen impressive advancements in virtual care and digital health tools during the pandemic, a recent survey found that 74 per cent of Canadians are worried about the privacy and security of their personal health information. Read on to learn more about how PrescribeIT® protects patient data from commercial exploitation.

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How e-Prescribing Makes It Easier to Manage Your Health

Health Insight | September 25, 2021

When life gets busy, it can be easy to put your health on the backburner. With so many things to do in a day, it might feel like taking time for a doctor’s visit, or taking your prescription to the pharmacy, can always be done “tomorrow.” Learn more about how PrescribeIT® takes some of the burden off you by making prescribing simpler and safer.

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Digital Health Tools an Important Resource

Lethbridge Herald | July 10, 2021

As the second year of the pandemic is now well underway, it’s clear COVID-19 has altered our day-to-day lives, perhaps no more acutely than how Canadians deliver and receive health care. Learn more about rapid adoption of virtual health care tools and services in Canada in this article.

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How e-Prescribing Builds Connections for Better Health

Toronto Star | June 30, 2021

As more Canadians adopt virtual care, e-prescribing is playing an increasingly important role in keeping patients, prescribers and pharmacists connected. Behind every prescription, there is a pharmacist, prescriber and patient working together to ensure that the right medication reaches the right person, in the right amount. Learn more about how PrescribeIT® helps facilitate a safer and easier prescribing process for Canadians.

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