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Medication Management

  • Advancing Computerized Provider Order Entry in Canada with Leading Practice Tools and Resources

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    Posted on June 7, 2016 by Chad Leaver Managing how patients receive medications during a hospital stay is a complex inter-professional process involving physician, nursing, pharmacist and administrative staff. In Canada, the various steps for...

  • e-Prescribing Facilitates Patient Safety and Better Health Outcomes

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    Posted on May 24, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt Canadian pharmacists fill 600 million prescriptions each year, and 44 per cent of those are handwritten. That’s a lot of potentially illegible prescriptions and it’s just one reason why it’s time for an...

  • e-Prescribing: An Important Part of Medication Safety

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    Learn how e-prescribing will help improve patient safety and improve communication between clinicians.

  • When Treatments Harm: Developing Adverse Drug Event Reporting to Improve Patient Safety

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    23 November 2016

    Dr. Corinne Hohl, , Emergency Room Physician, Vancouver General Hospital Adverse drug events, untreated, and harmful events associated with medications are a leading cause of emergency department visits and hospitalizations, and are often preventable....

  • Taking an Important Step towards Medication Safety with e-Prescribing

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    Posted on August 17, 2016 by Bobbi Reinholdt There are many factors to be concerned about when it comes to the safe use of prescription medications. For example, 39 per cent of Canadians aged 55+ take four or more medications.And Canada is now the...

  • 2016 in Review for PrescribeIT

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    Posted on January 19, 2017 by Bobbi Reinholdt 2016 has been a busy year for PrescribeITTM. Since Infoway began working on a multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing solution, we’ve had more than 150 meetings with key stakeholder groups, including...

  • The Benefits of e-Prescribing

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    e-Prescribing is the secure electronic transmission of a prescription from a prescriber to a patient’s pharmacy. Canada Health Infoway is developing a secure, patient directed electronic end-to-end e-prescribing solution called PrescribeIT.

  • Digital Health Foundation

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    Infoway began its journey by co-investing with the jurisdictions in the foundational elements of digital health: patient and provider registries; lab and drug information systems; diagnostic imaging in hospitals; and clinical reports and immunizations....

  • Safer Medication Practices

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    Infoway is dedicated to improving safety for all Canadians by modernizing the prescribing process. Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and health sector stakeholders to implement, operate and maintain...

  • PrescribeIT

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    Canada Health Infoway is working with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders to create, operate and maintain a financially self-sustaining, multi-jurisdiction e-prescribing service, known as PrescribeITTM....

  • We Can Take Steps to Make Opioid Prescribing Safer

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    Posted on October 16, 2018 by Tanya Achilles Follow @achilles_tanya I was honoured in February to be asked to lead the work on the PrescribeIT™ Opioid Digital Health Strategy. It is a critical piece of work as we continue to see the number of deaths...

  • Driving Access to Care

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    Improving access to care for Canadians, especially those who are most vulnerable and in greatest need, will improve health outcomes for all. However, improving health care access for Canadians requires moving beyond traditional in-person care models to...

  • Infoway Partnership Conference

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    November 12-13, 2019 in Ottawa, ON Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) invites you join us for the 2019 Infoway Partnership Conference taking place November 12-13, 2019 in Ottawa, Ontario. The conference will once again take place during Digital Health Week...

  • A Physician and a Pharmacist Talk Candidly About Using PrescribeIT™ in their Practices (June 2019)

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    This webinar is part of the PrescribeIT™ clinician webinar series. June 11, 2019 | 1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. ET PrescribeIT™ is Canada’s national not-for-profit e-prescribing service that enables the electronic transmission of a prescription from a...

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