Electronic prescriptions allow healthcare professionals to prescribe and dispense, and patients to claim medicines without the need for a paper prescription.
A key priority of the National Digital Health Strategy, they allow prescribers and patients to choose either a paper or electronic prescription to provide greater choice and access.
To learn more watch the video below.
About electronic prescriptions (eScripts)
The Australian Digital Health Agency offers numerous educational opportunities for a range of professions including community pharmacy and general practice staff. To access, click here.
- Telehealth-Interim arrangements for prescribers: Arrangements for image-based prescribing implemented at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic ended on 31 March 2022.
How we can help
We have resources to assist health care providers connect to the My Health Record system, and can also help with education and training to use the system effectively. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for support.
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Page last updated 9 May 2022