Electronic prescription use has soared throughout 2011, with eRx Script Exchange transactions growing by 40% overall and this week hitting a new record of 750,000 prescriptions dispensed in one day.
Read more about it here: eRx_pressrelease_transactions_soar_22_dec_11
NPS to raise awareness of Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (eTP) as an important step towards improved medication management
In the coming months NPS will help raise awareness of Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (eTP) as a tool for medication management, and will work with pharmacies and general practices using eTP to develop practical resources to facilitate uptake.
Click here to view media release from NPS: NPS_eTP_Media_Release_1_v2_8_20110908_FINAL
- News from the pharmacy APP conference 2011
- Congratulations to Best Practice on the success of their Summit in March
- Are your patients’ taking their medications?
- How to find your patient’s dispensing history
- CPIAM joins eRx as our latest dispensing vendor
Read the latest eRx Newsletter here: eRx_Newsletter_May_2011
Minister for Health and Ageing Nicola Roxon announced the Fred IT consortium comprising of local doctors, pharmacy organisations and IT providers had been selected as an e-health lead implementation site for the Gillard Government’s $467 million national personally controlled electronic health records (PCEHR) project.
Click here for the media release from Nicola Roxon: Medview_Release_By_Nicola_Roxon