Please note that this is an old standard and its use is contained. The standard is no longer updated and should not be used in the development of new systems.
This document provides context for the ePharmaceutical Messaging Standard. It covers the high-level business processes and information flows relating to the sending and receiving of electronic information passed between parties within the ‘prescribe, dispense and administer’ lifecycle.
It focuses on generating and sending electronic prescriptions, including normal attributes of paper prescriptions and medication dispensing and administering (where applicable). The standard also provides a series of use cases to describe the key processes that support the various settings within the ‘prescribe, dispense and administer’ lifecycle.