Electronic prescribing provides an option for prescribers and their patients to have a digital prescription as an alternative to a paper prescription. The session will also address the accelerated electronic prescribing initiative as well as image-based prescribing announced as part of the COVID-19 national health plan.
What will be covered?
- Overview of electronic prescribing including benefits for consumers and providers;
- How it will work and practical advice about how healthcare providers can prepare for the use of electronic prescribing in routine practice;
- Update on when electronic prescribing functionality may be available (including reference to the COVID-19 national health plan to accelerate the implementation of electronic prescribing under the new telehealth measure);
- Update on community campaign and education; and
- Opportunity for Q&A