The Health Ministry had been looking at the market for e-prescribing through online platforms for a long time. As the head of the Health Ministry points out, this was due to concerns about quality and concern for the welfare of patients. According to Adam Niedzielski, there was a significant concern about whether someone would be harmed by the unwarranted use of drugs. That's why the e-Health Center was ordered to check the emerging concerns. It turned out that the scale of the problem was very large.
- We were able to identify ten doctors who wrote between 100,000 and 400,000 prescriptions in a year. This is a huge number. They issued from nearly 300 to more than a thousand prescriptions a day. The record holder would have to see patients 24 hours a day, issuing more than 50 prescriptions per hour. If we narrow it down to 10 or even 12 hours of work, this would mean issuing up to 100 prescriptions per hour, which is physically impossible and indicates that we are dealing with a business, not an activity aimed at taking care of the patient's health, the health minister said.
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