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Australia’s first electronic prescription successfully dispensed in primary care

Leading Australian prescribing and dispensing vendors collaborate to achieve electronic prescription dispense.

Australia’s first paperless electronic prescription in primary care was successfully prescribed and dispensed in Victoria yesterday, marking a significant first step in the national delivery of electronic prescriptions.

May 7th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

Are you ready for the future of eHealth- ePrescriptions, RTPM, MyHR?

In the news- August 2019

It’s a topic that has been on the radar for some time and the evolution of ePrescriptions is now upon us. It all started with the electronic transfer of prescriptions (ETP) and it is only a matter of time before the paper script becomes redundant… but there is a little while to go before that is a reality.

August 21st, 2019|In the news|0 Comments

Fred IT Group to lead national real-time prescription monitoring project to reduce prescription medicine overdoses.

October 2018 news

Fred IT Group is pleased to announce that it has been appointed by the Department of Health to lead the new national system for real-time prescription monitoring which is designed to reduce the devastating impact of prescription medicine overdoses.

October 23rd, 2018|In the news|0 Comments

Fred IT Group continue work to improve patient medication safety

In the news -july 2018

Fred IT Group has been named by the Australian Digital Health Agency to lead a new medicines safety project to explore the impact of digital health records in improving patient medication safety.

July 5th, 2018|In the news|0 Comments

Is your pharmacy future ready?

Digital channels, switched-on consumers and an ageing population are some of the disruptive forces pharmacies are facing today.

These trends bring potential growth opportunities for your business but you need to be prepared for these changes which are happening now.

September 12th, 2016|In the news|0 Comments

eRx launches 2015 Pharmacy Survey Report identifying business value of ETP

eRx Script Exchange today launched the results of its 2015 Pharmacy eHealth Survey identifying the business impact of ETP (electronic transfer of prescriptions) on community pharmacy since eRx’s launch in 2009.

A total of 740 pharmacies, representing 14% of Australia’s community pharmacy sector, took part in the survey, which ran in the first half of this year. The survey honed in on four key areas of dispensing and workflow, patient outcomes, challenges and priorities, and innovations for the future.

October 13th, 2015|In the news|0 Comments

Renewed funding for electronic transfer of prescriptions in the new 6CPA

June 2015

eRx Script Exchange welcomes the continuation of funding for the electronic transfer of prescriptions in the newly signed 6th Community Pharmacy Agreement.

The new agreement includes $12.6 million for ETP funding in the 2015-2016 financial year. An additional spend of $48.3 million has been set aside for ETP and eHealth in the years following, subject to a cost effectiveness study in 2016.

June 2nd, 2015|In the news|0 Comments
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