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The Pharmaceutical Information Program, also known as PIP, is a secure computer system that contains information about a resident's prescribed and dispensed medications.
PIP provides authorized health care professionals like pharmacists and physicians with confidential access to patient medication records, even when several prescribers are involved in a patient's care.
PIP enhances patient safety by helping prescribers select the best medication to avoid drug interactions and duplications of therapy, including prescription drug abuse.
The Pharmaceutical Information Program aims to:
Prescription information is collected under the authority of The Prescription Drugs Act, and includes:
Your personal health information is confidential and only authorized health care providers involved in your care will access it.
Saskatchewan Health takes great care to protect the personal health information under its control. Information is kept in strict confidence, and is used or disclosed as authorized or required by law.
The Health Information Protection Act (HIPA) provides the rules for the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal health information, and safeguards are in place to ensure patient confidentiality.
To obtain a copy of, or to correct the information contained within, your prescription information:
We recognize that some people may not be comfortable with the electronic sharing of their personal health information.
You can choose a masking option (request that prescription information be hidden from view) by calling 1-855-347-5465 for more information or completing the downloadable Request to Mask form.
When authorized health care providers log into the PIP application and select a masked record, the health care provider will be prevented from seeing any drug profile information, except in three circumstances:
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