Yearly Archives: 2010

eRx ensures eScripts at no cost

Dispensing of electronic scripts will be effectively free for all pharmacies as a result of a new pricing policy announced by eRx Script Exchange today. The new policy includes two major changes. eRx will lower its transaction fee to match the 15c incentive payment under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement. eRx will also exchange all electronic scripts not currently funded by the incentive scheme at no cost. This includes private and pharmacy initiated originals and repeats therefore ensuring that pharmacies are not out-of-pocket for using e-scripts.

Read more here: eRx_media_release_pricing_policy


eRx Update – March 2010

Momentum continues to build at eRx with the exciting announcement this month of the integration of Medical Director with eRx Script Exchange and its launch to doctors nationally. This is a major milestone as Medical Director are the dominant prescribing product being used by doctors across Australia. Combined with our ongoing installations for doctors using Best Practice prescribing software and pharmacies using LOTS, Amfac, Minfos, Fred and Simple Aquarius, eScripts are rapidly becoming a reality.

Important reminder – if you are yet to register for eRx, it is important to do so. This will ensure you have eRx installed as quickly as possible by your dispensing software vendor. To register, simply go to

Read the latest newsletter here: eRx_Newsletter_16_March