Electronic prescription

An electronic prescription is a digital document that replaces traditional paper prescriptions, simplifying the process of prescribing and receiving medications. Our site offers articles covering key aspects of e-prescribing, including its benefits for patients, doctors and pharmacies.

Explore how e-prescribing improves healthcare efficiency by reducing errors, speeding up patient care, and improving medication control. Learn about the technology foundations of electronic prescription systems, including their integration with health information systems and data exchange between healthcare providers and pharmacies. Learn about the legal framework that governs the use of e-prescribing in different countries and how it promotes privacy and security of patient information. Discuss the challenges and obstacles healthcare providers face in implementing e-prescribing, including the need for technical training and staff onboarding. Get tips for healthcare providers and patients on how to maximize the benefits of e-prescriptions to improve treatment and health management.

USAID has expressed interest in introducing KPIs for family doctors in Ukraine

This was discussed during a meeting in Washington with USAID Deputy Director of Public Health James Meloni, USAID Special Advisor for Ukraine Reconstruction Alex Tersky, Ukraine Monitoring and Evaluation Officer Kai Printup and other USAID partners

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Innovation from the Ministry of Health: the first e-prescription can now be obtained without visiting a doctor

Previously, a patient could only receive the first e-prescription without seeing a doctor if he or she had an acute or chronic illness. In all other cases, the patient had to be physically present at the doctor’s office when the first e-prescription was issued

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From October 8, the Register of medical devices subject to reimbursement will become effective

The list of medical products subject to reimbursement under the “Affordable Medicines” program was supposed to start working on October 1. However, the Ministry of Health by its order No. 1717 dated 30.09.2023 postponed the start of reimbursement under the updated list to October 8

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A new edition of technical requirements for the IS has emerged: the changes pertain to doctors and pharmacists.

By the decree of the National Health Service dated September 6, 2023, a new version of the technical requirements for the Health Information System (HIS) was approved, which includes certain changes.

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Starting from mid-September, preferential narcotic medicines will only be dispensed with an e-prescription

The Ministry of Health states that this decision will contribute to preventing the uncontrolled circulation of narcotic (psychotropic) substances, the use of which has particularly dangerous consequences for human life and health.

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The government explained who will write a prescription for a prescription drug if a doctor is not available

In 2022, amendments to the order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine from 19.07.2005 № 360, regulating the rules of prescriptions and the order of their release were adopted. The medication can be prescribed by a paramedic In particular, it is permitted for paramedics of a separate structural subdivision of an outpatient clinic of

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What medications can I get for free or with partial payment?

The program works for patients with cardiovascular disease, chronic lower respiratory disease, type II diabetes, type I diabetes, non-sugar diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, behavioral and psychiatric disorders, epilepsy, and for immunosuppressive therapy in post-surgery. Patients who need outpatient care can get the medications covered by the program at no cost or with a small copayment. The

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