e-Prescribing/Ordonnance électronique

A means of streamlining the prescription process by enabling prescriptions to be created, signed, and transmitted electronically.

Health Canada, Policy Statement on e-Prescribing

The secure electronic creation and transmission of a prescription between an authorized prescriber and a patient's pharmacy of choice, using clinical Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and pharmacy management software.

Joint Statement (Canadian Medical Association and Canadian Pharmacists Association, 2012)



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