PGA Newsletter Vol.1 No.18,14th September2011

Electronic transfer of prescriptions (eTP) — the secure transfer of prescription information between prescribing and dispensing systems — is an important early step towards an e-health enabled health care system and improving medication management.

However, while the majority of GP practices have access to eTP through their prescribing software, many are not yet using this technology.

Executive Manager of Innovation and Learning at the National Prescribing Service (NPS), Dr Jonathan Dartnell, said, “Ensuring that medicines information can be shared is the foundationfor a range of healthcare benefits for both prescribers and consumers.


For Full Content,please refer to:PGA Newsletter Vol.1 No.18,14th September2011