Electronic Prescribing in Hospitals
Wednesday 3 July 2013
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester
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Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary announced on 15 January 2013 that the NHS is to become paperless by 2018 and focused on electronic prescribing as a key element of this approach. “Today I want to argue that we need to go much further, much faster.So today I am setting a new ambition for the NHS.I want it to become paperless by 2018. The most modern digital health service in the world.Patients will be at the heart of this change"Jeremy Hunt, Health Secretary 15 January 2013 Full Speech Here
This conference looks at moving forward with Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) in a hospital setting. Electronic Prescribing has the potential to support the medicines use process that can be delivered at every stage from prescribing to administration. Electronic Prescribing can provide management of prescriptions and will also give immediate access to medicines information.
Dr Masood Nazir Clinical Informatics Advisor to the NHS Commissioning Board will open the conference with a focus on the role of Electronic Prescribing in delivering the Paperless NHS by 2017 including a where electronic prescribing fits into electronic patient records. The sessions will provide delegates with the understanding of how to implement Electronic Prescribing by focusing on topics such as developing the business case for Electronic Prescribing and learning from experienced implementers. There will be case studies on Electronic Prescribing which will highlight the clinical benefits and engaging the clinical staff. Delegates will also have an opportunity to hear from other healthcare experts who will look into different strategies for implementation of Electronic Prescribing.