Health gets ready for national electronic prescribing system

The federal government is shortly to introduce legislation to allow electronic prescriptions to be legal forms alongside paper scripts, promising that electronic prescribing will be available this year.

The government allocated $15.3 million in the 2018-19 budget for the initiative, which requires changes to prescribing and dispensing software and to the PBS claim for payment system.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: Department of Health, ADHA, ePrescribing

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