Electronic scripts now a legal alternative to paper

The federal government has made the necessary changes to legislation to make electronic prescriptions a legal alternative to paper scripts.

The changes were promised in the 2018-19 federal budget, with $15.3 million allocated to introducing a national system that will allow prescribing doctors to use their clinical software to issue an eScript as a legal form of prescription.

Posted in Australian eHealth

Tags: ePrescribing

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