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A large proportion of pharmacy schools and faculties do not yet offer digital health education or training, new survey results show The findings are from a survey by the International Pharmaceutical …

A MedAdvisor spokesperson has refuted the Pharmacy Guild’s suggestion that the “token” system for e-Scripts would spark problems On Thursday the Pharmacy Guild warned that the planned fast-tracking of electronic …

South Australia is the latest jurisdiction to allow pharmacists to dispense medicines without a hard copy paper script Pharmacists in South Australia have been given the go-ahead to supply prescription …

A new clinical document has been launched within My Health Record to reduce medication-related problems in Australia The Australian Digital Health Agency and Webstercare have jointly launched a new clinical …

Eliminating paper-based messaging in healthcare is now a step closer, says the Australian Digital Health Agency Following a successful trial in 2018, the Agency has now confirmed that it is …

A JAMA article has warned that while digital health records have potential to improve clinical care, they could also lead to vast patient harm if not properly secured Researchers from …

The future for pharmacy lies in decision making, patient-facing roles and building strong relationships with medical colleagues, says SHPA president Michael Dooley With healthcare moving into an increasingly digital landscape, …

It’s been a busy week in the pharmacy sector… In digital health, the PSA launched its guidelines to support pharmacists in using the My Health Record system; the PSA also …

Protecting patient privacy, data and health information to meet industry requirements By Sara Jost, Global Healthcare Industry Lead, BlackBerry The Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) has just reported that …

PSA president says current levels of med-related hospitalisations are not good enough, but pharmacists can’t help without access to data Pharmacists are expected to contribute to healthcare and reduce medication …