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Canada nears launch of national e-prescription service

Canada nears launch of national e-prescription service

TORONTO — Canada is set to begin deploying a national electronic prescribing platform, called PrescribeIT. Canada Health Infoway, a federally funded, nonprofit digital health organization, said Wednesday that it has reached agreements to enable PrescribeIT in six provinces: Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland/Labrador. Those provinces represent 61% of the Canadian population. Plans

QS/1 participates in integrated clinical services pilot

QS/1 participates in integrated clinical services pilot

SPARTANBURG, S.C. — Pharmacy technology provider QS/1 is taking part in a pilot to enhance community pharmacists’ ability to provide integrated clinical services to patients. Called the Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN), the project aims to develop a system to enable health care providers and pharmacies to devise care plans for patients that can

SDM to add EMR technology provider

SDM to add EMR technology provider

BRAMPTON, Ontario — Loblaw Cos. plans to buy health care technology company QHR, the provider of Canada’s leading electronic medical records (EMR) platform, in a $170 million deal. Loblaw said Monday that QHR is slated to operate as business within the Shoppers Drug Mart division. Plans call for QHR to retain its current management team,

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