The evaluation of the electronic prescription service in primary care: final report on the findings from the evaluation in early implementer sites
Barber N., Cornford T., Dean Franklin B., Elliott R., Waring J., Armstrong S., Boyd M., Davies J., Garfield S., Harvey J., Hibberd R., Linn M., Lichtner V., Mehta R., Petrakaki D., Reynolds M., Sadler S., Slight S., Thum-Bonanno S., Venters W., Avery T.
This report presents the findings from The Evaluation of the Electronic Prescription Service in Primary Care, a Connecting for Health Evaluation Programme commissioned project. The projects aim, as stated in the proposal, was to evaluate Phase 3 (Release 2) of the Electronic Prescription Service (hereafter EPS R2) to determine effects on patient safety, satisfaction with care, work processes and economics. The methods used were a blend of ethnographically informed quantitative and qualitative approachesThis report draws on work undertaken as part of The Evaluation of the Electronic Prescription Service in Primary Care.