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December 18, 2018: Electronic Prescribing in Primary Care: Effects on Medication Safety

A national e-prescribing service to connect primary care practices with community pharmacies is currently being implemented in Canada, led by Canada Health Infoway, together with Health Canada, the provinces and territories, and industry stakeholders. This bulletin focuses on select findings from an environmental scan and literature search conducted by ISMP Canada; specifically, the effects of e-prescribing on medication safety, including lessons learned from some early-adopting jurisdictions.   Read more ...