2 Billion eRx clinical records
eRx is Australia’s largest and most clinically
significant health information exchange.

eRx is safer and fastereRx stats* A “clinical record” is defined as a dispensing or original prescription

eRx Script Exchange provides a secure and safe transmission of prescription information between doctors and pharmacists.

  • Improved quality and safety of medication provision
  • eRx is FREE for patients and doctors, and cost neutral for pharmacy
  • Reduction in potential errors in transcription and/or interpretation
  • Endorsed by professional bodies such as RACGP, AAPM and The Pharmacy Guild of Australia
  • Does not support the “scraping” of data from any clinical systems
  • No change to your workflow

 To use eRx simply register and activate eRx in your existing clinical software.

What are ePrescriptions?
ePrescriptions, or more accurately Electronic Transfer of Prescriptions (ETP) is the foundation for a paperless and more informed way for prescribers and dispensers to manage patient medication in Australia.

For a detailed discussion on the benefits of ePrescribing see- Why bother with eScripts- Pulse+IT magazine- Nov 2011

Did you know?ePrescribing stats

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Sources-

  • Department of Health and Ageing: Australian Statistics on Medicines 2009
  • Deloitte National eHealth Strategy 2008
  • Britt H, et al., 2011. General practice activity in Australia 2010-11. General practice series no. 29.
  • Chan.M, et al., 2001, Internal Medicine Journal Adverse dreg events as a cause of hospital admission in the elderly; 31: 199-205