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  • e-Prescribing Helps First Nations Toward Improved Health Care

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    Digital health technology, such as e-prescribing, may not magically bridge the barriers to health care access, but it can be taken up as one very useful component. Find out how it’s helping First Nations in the journey toward improved health care.

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  • A Little Inconvenience is a Small Price to Pay for Safer, more Convenient Care

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    When it comes to e-prescribing, the little inconveniences that we must all go through are worth it, because in the end they mean safer, and yes, more convenient, patient care. Learn more about the steps PrescribeIT takes to prioritize patient safety and...

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  • Providing Safe, Efficient Care Requires a Fast and Effective Communications Tool

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    Tarek Hussein used to spend a lot of time trying to get faxed prescriptions filled. Now, with PrescribeIT®, prescriptions are sent prepopulated right into patient profiles in his pharmacy management system, enabling him to process...

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  • Gain Insight into Prescriptions and Improve Communications with PrescribeIT

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    Is that a “3” or an “8” written on the prescription? Did the pharmacy receive the prescription cancel notification that was faxed over? Questions like these are what many prescribers and pharmacists have worried about. And they are the reason why...

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  • e-Prescribing Can Help Alleviate the Strain Caused by Increased Demand for Mental Health and Addictions Services

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    Supporting the treatment of mental health concerns has never been more important, as the demand for services has only increased in recent years. Implementing a digital health tool like PrescribeIT, that is designed to integrate seamlessly with systems...

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  • e-Prescribing: Finding Balance Between In-Person and Virtual Care

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    More than two years into the COVID-19 pandemic, physicians like myself have gained experience providing virtual care to their patients. With the lifting of social distancing protocols also allowing for more in-person appointments where needed, an...

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  • Canadians’ Perceptions of e-Prescribing

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    We live in an age where technology enables people to instantly communicate with one another. So, it may come as a surprise to some that many prescriptions are still handwritten or printed and sent to pharmacies using a fax machine. In fact, a 2021...

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  • Pharmacy Appreciation Month: A Pharmacist’s Perspective on how we can Improve Collaboration with Prescribers

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    As we celebrate Pharmacy Appreciation Month, let’s show our appreciation by listening to pharmacist’s needs and supporting them with the right technology and tools so they can collaborate efficiently with other health care professionals to ensure...

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  • Enhancing the Safety and Integrity of Canada’s Health System

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    The pandemic has fast tracked the role technology plays in health care and it has presented Canada with an opportunity to be a global innovator. One way Canada is making strides is the way prescriptions are written and shared, which is being transformed...

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  • 2021 at a Glance: PrescribeIT

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    For the PrescribeIT® team, 2021 was a year of rewarding partnerships, ongoing engagements and improvements, and the expansion of our service to more Canadians than ever.

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  • Blog Post: Reporting from the National PrescribeIT Policy and Priorities Table

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    The PrescribeIT® Policy and Priorities Table brings together a broad group of stakeholders to discuss where e-prescribing should go, convening many voices around the same table.

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  • Blog post : How do I…Ensure Vacation Coverage with PrescribeIT?

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    In this occasional blog series, we’ll explore some of PrescribeIT’s features and functionalities in-depth. This installment explores your questions about PrescribeIT® and vacation coverage.

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  • Blog Post: Safeguarding Canadians’ Health Information through e-Prescribing

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    Cyber attacks that affect the integrity of health care hit Canadians where it hurts most. That is why it is more critical than ever for prescribers, pharmacists and patients to choose trusted providers within the digital care space that prioritize...

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  • Blog Post: Prescribing Excellence at the Virtual Infoway Partnership Series

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    We are in a new era of virtual learning. The next session in our Virtual Infoway Partnership Series takes place on October 19, with the theme Prescribing Excellence. With more than half of all patient visits to their care providers resulting in a...

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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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