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Melbourne-based Northern Health has started rolling out electronic prescribing at its Mental Health Division and outpatient clinics. The cloud-based e-prescribing platform by MediRecords has just been integrated with its PAS and clinical patient folder (CPF) software, according to a media release.
WHY IT MATTERS
This latest implementation of the MediRecords cloud platform allows e-prescriptions to be sent instantly to patients or their carers. It also comes with a QR code to be scanned at pharmacies for dispensing, providing mental health patients with quicker access to new and repeat medications.
The adoption of this FHIR-based technology also means doctors no longer have to search a second…