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Closing Soon: Public Review of e-prescribing Drug Terminology Editorial Guidelines

Health Canada and Infoway have partnered in the development of a new national drug terminology. This terminology aims to support safe electronic prescribing as the first priority within the PrescribeIT System. PrescribeIT is a single, end-to-end e-prescribing service that enables prescribers to electronically transmit a prescription to a patient’s pharmacy of choice

Editorial guidelines have been developed by a Canadian advisory group to reflect current clinical practice requirements and provide rules for identifying and describing medicines.

Health Canada and Infoway are currently seeking stakeholder review of the editorial guidelines. Access the guidelines and comment template here. Submit the comment template to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before January 20, 2017.

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