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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

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