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Northern Territory completes national network of electronic prescriptions

Electronic prescriptions are now transacting across Australia, with the Northern Territory’s successful dispense of its first paperless electronic prescription on 1 September

eRx Script Exchange has now successfully enabled electronic prescriptions to be transacted in all Australian states and territories as part of the national network for electronic prescribing and dispensing.

September 3rd, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

ePrescribing rollout and COVID-19 response

The rollout of ePrescribing is well underway with Communities of Interest (COI) set up across the country. With over 10,000 ePrescription tokens dispensed, the feedback on the token model has been positive from participating Doctors, patients and Pharmacists.

We continue to learn from the COI’s and look forward to the introduction of the Active Script List in the coming months to complete the ePrescribing solution and to provide added features for you and your patients.

August 20th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

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

Fred’s WhatsApp ePrescription solution wins ADHA Innovation Challenge

Fred are proud to have been announced as one of the winners of the Australian Digital Health Agency (ADHA) Innovation Challenge, for our solution which enables Australians to easily access their prescriptions electronically via WhatsApp.

The solution is the first use of the WhatsApp platform for prescription dispensing requests via a WhatsApp chatbot and enables patients who use the platform to forward their required prescriptions to their local pharmacy of choice for dispensing.

June 30th, 2020|In the news|0 Comments

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

SafeScript wins national Australian Information Industry Association award

Sept2019

The life-saving role of clinical tools in reducing risk for vulnerable Australians was acknowledged last week with Victoria’s SafeScript real-time prescription monitoring winning a national award for innovation and excellence.

September 4th, 2019|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

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

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
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