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Pharmasave stores in Alberta adopt PrescribeIT

Pharmasave stores in Alberta adopt PrescribeIT

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Two Pharmasave stores in Lethbridge are the first pharmacies in Alberta to participate in PrescribeIT, Canada’s recently launched electronic prescription platform. PrescribeIT allows prescribers to securely transmit a prescription from an electronic medical record (EMR) to the pharmacy management system at a patient’s pharmacy of choice. The platform was developed by

Pharmasave pharmacies in Alberta adopt PrescribeIT

Pharmasave pharmacies in Alberta adopt PrescribeIT

LANGLEY, British Columbia — Two Pharmasave stores in Lethbridge are the first pharmacies in Alberta to participate in PrescribeIT, Canada’s recently launched electronic prescription platform. PrescribeIT allows prescribers to securely transmit a prescription from an electronic medical record (EMR) to the pharmacy management system at a patient’s pharmacy of choice. The e-prescribing platform was developed by Canada

Canada’s national e-prescribing service gains momentum

Canada’s national e-prescribing service gains momentum

TORONTO — Canada is making strides in the deployment of its national e-prescribing service, PrescribeIT. Canada Health Infoway, a federally funded, nonprofit digital health organization overseeing the rollout, said more community pharmacies have signed onto the service since its official launch at the end of August. Agreements have been reached with six provinces — Alberta,

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

Canada makes e-prescribing push

Canada makes e-prescribing push

An effort to establish a national e-prescribing platform is under way in Canada. Canada Health Infoway, a national digital health organization, has issued a request-for-proposal to health IT companies for PrescribeIT, a new e-prescribing service for the nation’s health care system. Infoway said it’s looking for a tech partner or consortium to help design, build