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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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  • Blog Post: A Front Line Look at Virtual Care

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    Read this blog post by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat for a front line look at the implementation of virtual care. With the health system facing unprecedented challenges brought about by COVID-19, it isn’t business as usual — but Canadians are finding that it is...

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  • Blog Post: PrescribeIT Helps Expand Virtual Care Offerings

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    New PrescribeIT® program will provide financial support to electronic medical record (EMR) vendors as they rapidly integrate or scale existing virtual care technologies into their EMRs. This will enable physicians to have virtual visits,...

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  • Blog Post: Better Communication through e-Prescribing

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    Effective communication is vital in health care, especially since siloed services and a fragmented system can make it difficult to provide efficient care. e-Prescribing is one solution that can help. Read our blog post to learn more about how...

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  • Blog Post: Want to Combat the Opioid Crisis? e-Prescribing could be Part of the Solution

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    Read the latest blog post by Infoway’s Tanya Achilles to learn how e-prescribing through PrescribeIT could help combat the opioid crisis and transform the prescription process so it is safer and more secure for patients, prescribers and pharmacists.

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  • Blog post: The Unintended Consequences of Health Care Advances

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    While technological advances in health care have improved our lives, there can be unintended consequences for the health system. Read the latest blog post by Dr. Rashaad Bhyat to learn more about the impact of new technologies on physicians and how...

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