Coroner's inquest to focus on electronic monitoring of meds

A coronial inquest into the deaths of three men from Western Australia will focus on the need for an electronic prescription monitoring system.

As reported by the ABC, the Coroner’s Court of Western Australia today commences its two-week inquest into the prescription drug-related deaths, and will examine the importance of doctors and pharmacists being able to access patient drug history in real time.

The inquest will hear from a range of expert witnesses,