Read the latest PrescribeITTM news to learn more about developments in Canada's e-prescribing service.
Celebrating One Year of Electronic Prescriptions with PrescribeIT
September 20, 2018 (Toronto) — One year ago, the first prescription was transmitted from a doctor to a pharmacist through PrescribeITTM, Canada’s national e-prescribing service.
Lost and Damaged Prescriptions Cost Canadians Time, Money and can Affect Their Health
August 22, 2018 (Toronto) — More than four million Canadians lose or damage their paper prescriptions each year, resulting in return trips to the doctor’s office or prescriptions that go unfilled. The cost is high in terms of lost productivity, extra travel and time spent filling prescriptions, and most importantly, the potential for adverse health events due to medications that aren’t taken at all.
Progress Continues for PrescribeIT
New EMR and PMS vendors on board with Canada’s national e-prescribing service
March 20, 2018 (Toronto) – PrescribeITTM is continuing to make significant progress in Canada with the addition of new electronic medical record (EMR) and pharmacy management system (PMS) vendors agreeing to participate in the roll-out of Canada’s national e-prescribing service.
Lethbridge is the First Community in Province to use PrescribeIT
Canada’s National e-Prescription Service launches in Alberta
February 12, 2018 (Toronto) – Albertans are well on their way to facilitating better health outcomes with the recent launch of PrescribeITTM, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, in Lethbridge, Alberta.
PrescribeIT Picking up Steam with New Sites Launched in Thorold
February 7, 2018 (Toronto) – PrescribeITTM, continues to innovate the prescription process with another Ontario location added to the provincial rollout.
PrescribeIT Demonstrates Continued Momentum in Canada
Six provinces, 20 community pharmacy companies onboard with PrescribeITTM
October 19, 2017 (Toronto) – PrescribeITTM, Canada’s national e-prescribing service, is continuing to demonstrate momentum with the addition of even more community pharmacy companies in the six provinces with whom PrescribeITTM has reached agreements (Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Newfoundland and Labrador) since its recent announcement at the end of August.
Huntsville the Site of PrescribeIT’s First e-Prescription
Canada’s National e-Prescription Service is Operational in Ontario
September 14, 2017 (Toronto) – Patients’ prescriptions have taken a significant step forward in security and convenience with the launch of PrescribeIT™ in Huntsville, Ontario on August 30.
Canada’s National e-Prescribing Service Launching Soon
Six provinces, 16 community pharmacy companies onboard with PrescribeIT™
August 30, 2017 (Toronto) – Canada is well on its way to improving patient safety, convenience and reducing the harm and costs of opioid-related misuse as PrescribeIT™, the country’s national e-prescribing service, readies for launch with a full roster of partners.
Infoway Selects TELUS Health for PrescribeIT
May 11, 2017 (Toronto) – Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) is pleased to announce that it has selected TELUS Health as the successful bidder for the technical solution provider for PrescribeIT™, Canada’s e-prescribing service.