Creators and supporters of Australia's only real-time Electronic Recording and Reporting of Prescription Drugs System.

A system combating prescription drug misuse, reducing mortality rates & creating better health outcomes.

85

High risk 'S8' drugs of dependence available

4

Australian's die from a drug overdose each day.

152

% Increase Oxycodone prescriptions 2002-2009.

82

% of drug overdose deaths are related to prescription drug misuse.

1.2

Million Australians use drugs for non medicinal purposes annually.

7

million+ opioids are funded under the pharmaceutical benefits scheme annually.

Calling for action.

State Coroners reports, the Pharmacy Guild, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia and the Australian Medical Association have all called for implementation of real time monitoring for prescription drugs.

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Key Features Include:

Communicates dispensing of dangerous drugs

Communicates with pharmacies and hospitals to collect information on the dispensing of dangerous drugs.

Alerts health authorities

Issues real-time information and alerts to health authorities when a patient is in potential danger, allowing them to intervene early.

Collects patient information

Stores a full prescription and dispensing history against individual patient records.

Provides information for health professionals

Provides patient data to health professionals to make informed decisions when issuing a prescription.

Want to find out more about ERRCD? Contact our team.