An Australian e-script project, eRx Script Exchange, which Auckland company Simpl began in September last year, has been rolled out in the states of Victoria and New South Wales.
The platform enables GPs and medical specialists to send prescriptions electronically through a secure gateway, for retrieval from a patient’s pharmacy.
Pharmacy IT service provider Fred Health selected Simpl to build the platform. Simpl was aware of eRx through Microsoft, as the two companies are Microsoft partners.
ERx Script Exchange chairman Graham Cunningham says early indicators from Australia are that the platform will be more efficient for health professionals and pharmacists. Read more on CIO