EMGuidance has unveiled its latest offering: PrescriBIT, a cutting-edge digital prescription tool. With its comprehensive features and user-friendly interface, PrescriBIT promises to streamline workflows for healthcare providers and pharmacies while enhancing medication safety, cost-effectiveness, and accessibility for patients.n a groundbreaking move set to transform the landscape of prescription management and sharing, South African digital healthcare startup
EMGuidance, a leading digital platform for clinical decision-making support in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa, aims to optimize patient care outcomes by equipping healthcare professionals with advanced digital tools, the latest diagnostics and treatment protocols, education, and local medicines guidance from across the healthcare ecosystem and medical industry. By delivering these resources transparently at the point of care, EMGuidance has already established itself as the largest and most engaged online platform for healthcare professionals (HCPs), boasting an impressive user base of over 57,000 registered users in South Africa.
The introduction of PrescriBIT marks a significant milestone for EMGuidance, as it addresses several critical issues faced by the South African medical industry. Rising healthcare costs, the imperative for greater transparency within the sector, and the pressing need to reduce medication errors and improve patient outcomes are just some of the challenges that this innovative tool tackles head-on.
Doctors using PrescriBIT can effortlessly generate digital prescriptions directly from a mobile app or a PC. This transformative feature offers numerous benefits, including enhanced accuracy, time savings, improved patient safety and compliance, and increased efficiency. With the ability to access the latest developments, such as new drugs, scientific breakthroughs, and safety and efficacy data, doctors can stay up to date without undue strain. PrescriBIT’s intelligent system ensures doctors save time, reduce costs, and mitigate risks associated with outdated prescribing practices.
Dr. Mohammed Dalwai, co-founder, and chief product officer at EMGuidance, emphasized how PrescriBIT addresses the dynamic nature of the pharmaceutical industry, stating, “The world of medicines is in a state of constant change, with new drugs, science, and data around the safety and efficacy of medicines emerging almost daily, not to mention changing scheme rules. This makes it practically impossible for any doctor to stay abreast of the latest developments without the support of a digital tool. By making the system as smart as possible, we’re saving doctors time and reducing costs and risks.”
One of the notable advantages of PrescriBIT lies in its utilization of Advanced Encryption Standard (AES), ensuring full legal compliance with legislation. This security feature enables pharmacists to accept and dispense all schedules, including S6, digitally, as the prescriptions generated by PrescriBIT are immutably trackable. Consequently, pharmacists benefit from streamlined workflows, reduced dispensing errors, and improved efficiency. By seamlessly accessing and processing these digital prescriptions, pharmacists contribute to a faster and more accurate dispensing process. Meanwhile, doctors can easily monitor their patients’ prescriptions, ensuring they receive the necessary care.
PrescriBIT’s introduction to the healthcare ecosystem heralds a new era of streamlined prescription management, offering healthcare providers, pharmacies, and patients a myriad of advantages. By embracing digital technology, EMGuidance paves the way for increased efficiency, improved patient safety, and reduced healthcare costs. As South Africa’s medical industry continues to evolve, PrescriBIT’s innovative features provide a powerful solution to the multifaceted challenges faced by healthcare professionals and patients alike.
EMGuidance’s launch of PrescriBIT demonstrates the company’s commitment to revolutionizing healthcare management through digital innovation. By empowering healthcare professionals with advanced tools and resources, EMGuidance sets a new standard for clinical decision-making support in South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa.