ePrescribing provides a way for legal prescribers to send paperless scripts directly to a pharmacy, reducing the risks associated with traditional script writing. ePrescribing is a core component, but only one facet, of a complete EMR (electronic medical record) solution. ePrescribing allows healthcare providers to make knowledgeable decisions with real-time information to ensure patients are receiving the best care possible. ePrescribing connects a patients entire circle of healthcare providers.
Benefits of ePrescribing
With today’s deteriorating healthcare system due to many factors (from an aging population to a deficit in providers) ePrescribing will lessen the burden by creating more organization, efficiency, and transparency to healthcare providers. Read more about ePrescribing benefits here.
How ePrescribing Works
ePrescribing delivers a prescription electronically over the internet directly to a pharmacy. ePrescribing provides prescribers with the flexibility to carry their practice with them – from clinic, to hospital, to nursing home, to after-hours.
On May 2010, the New Brunswick Pharmaceutical Society passed legislation allowing prescriptions to be sent electronically. You can visit their website here to read more.