When is only an electronic signature on a prescription acceptable?

January 11, 2011

Never, at the moment.

ACP, the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, and Alberta Health and Wellness continue to work together to find secure e-prescribing solutions. However, until requirements for securing patient confidentiality, verifying authenticity, and preventing diversion are defined, e-prescribing is not acceptable.Never, at the moment.

ACP, the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Alberta, and Alberta Health and Wellness continue to work together to find secure e-prescribing solutions. However, until requirements for securing patient confidentiality, verifying authenticity, and preventing diversion are defined, e-prescribing is not acceptable.


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