A Constructivist approach? Using formative evaluation to inform the Electronic Prescription Service Implementation in Primary Care, England

@article{Harvey2011ACA,
  title={A Constructivist approach? Using formative evaluation to inform the Electronic Prescription Service Implementation in Primary Care, England},
  author={Jasmine Harvey and Anthony J. Avery and Justin Waring and Ralph Hibberd and Nicholas Barber},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2011},
  volume={169},
  pages={
          374-8
        }
}
As part of the National Programme for IT (NPfIT) in England, the Electronic Prescription Service (EPS) is being implemented in two releases. The first release placed barcodes on prescriptions and is widely implemented. Release two (EPS2), the electronic transmission of prescriptions between GP, pharmacy and the reimbursement body, has just started implementation. On the NPfIT agenda, community pharmacies have been predicted to benefit from changes in work practice following the full EPS… CONTINUE READING