TORONTO, Oct. 18, 2016 /CNW/ - Canada Health Infoway (Infoway) invites leading health IT companies to respond to the newly launched Request for Proposal (RFP) for PrescribeIT™, Canada's new e-prescribing service.
Infoway is seeking an innovative partner (or consortium) to help design, build and operate PrescribeIT™, a single service that will be scaled for use across the country. PrescribeIT™ will enable prescribers to electronically transmit a prescription to a patient's pharmacy of choice. The RFP will be available on MERX until November 28, 2016.
"PrescribeIT™ will help provide safer and more effective medication management, enhance patient safety, optimize existing drug information system investments and facilitate better health outcomes," said Michael Green, President and CEO of Infoway. "We encourage all interested parties to submit proposals to help develop a service that will aim to improve Canadians' health outcomes while protecting the long-term sustainability of our health care system."
To access the RFP, visit MERX. For more information about PrescribeIT visit www.infoway-inforoute.ca/PrescribeIT.
About Canada Health Infoway
Infoway helps to improve the health of Canadians by working with partners to accelerate the development, adoption and effective use of digital health across Canada. Through our investments, we help deliver better quality and access to care and more efficient delivery of health services for patients and clinicians. Infoway is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the federal government.
SOURCE Canada Health Infoway
For further information: Media: Dan Strasbourg, Director, Media Relations, Canada Health Infoway, Tel: (416) 595-3424; For all other inquiries about PrescribeIT: Tania Ensor, Group Director, PrescribeIT Business Operations, Canada Health Infoway, Tel: (416) 595-3411