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  • Blog post: There’s a War for Your Data and Health Care is Next

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    There’s a war on your personal data, which is why PrescribeIT is dedicated to protecting your data from commercial use. As consumers, there are 3 important questions we need to ask about our data: How will my health information be used and with whom...

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  • Blog post: There’s No Silver Bullet Solution to Solve the Opioid crisis, but our Health Care System can Make Strides Forward

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    In 2016 alone, opioids were responsible for almost one in 13 deaths across the country. Despite the attention that the opioid crisis has received from mainstream media and focused efforts by many in health care and law enforcement, opioid-related deaths...

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  • Blog post: Unsecure Data has no Place in the Health System

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    Communication between health care professionals can be difficult, especially as many providers continue to rely on outdated and unsecure technology. Learn how PrescribeIT® addresses these issues and ensures physicians can share private...

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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: 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: 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: 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: Why it’s Time to Retire the Fax Machine and Consider PrescribeIT

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    PrescribeIT has helped transform one doctor’s practice in many ways, including improved communication with pharmacists and more efficient prescription monitoring. Read our latest blog post to learn more about the benefits of e-prescribing.

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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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  • 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 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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  • e-Prescribing Tools Can Help Reduce Administrative Burden for Physicians

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    As a rule of thumb in 2022, if I spend one hour in direct patient care, I’m spending 30 minutes to one hour on non-clinical tasks. This can include charting and documentation, gathering and interpreting clinical information — either in preparation for...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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