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Pharmacy cyber security checks vital in preparing for electronic prescriptions

Fred IT Group has urged pharmacies to actively protect against cyber security risk as the sector prepares for the introduction of electronic prescriptions in Australia this year.

We have been looking forward to Australia’s move to electronic prescriptions for more than a decade to further strengthen medication safety, and provide added flexibility for pharmacies and their patients.

Electronic prescriptions will also mean that pharmacies are working with larger amounts of digital data, and that data will be increasingly important to their business continuity. To prepare for this move, we urge pharmacies to pay attention to their cyber security protection.

July 28th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Protecting pharmacy against data breaches

Despite debates about data privacy, three million Australians downloaded the new tracing app, COVIDSafe, within 72 hours of its launch by the Federal Government in April to help track the spread of coronavirus.

This rapid take-up suggests that many of us have become comfortable living with data “in the cloud” as we navigate our way around the web.

May 1st, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Worried about risk management in your pharmacy?

With pharmacists taking on a bigger role in healthcare, it’s more important than ever to ensure your risk management processes are up-to-date.

To ensure peace of mind it’s important that you have the systems in place to stay ahead of potential risks. Here are some key areas to watch:

December 7th, 2015|In the news|0 Comments
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