We thought we would be perfect: medication errors before and after the initiation of computerized physician order entry.
Schwartzberg D, Ivanovic S, Patel S, Burjonrappa SC. J Surg Res. 2015 Apr 30; [Epub ahead of print].
This pre-post study found an increase in medication prescribing errors following the introduction ofcomputerized provider order entry. This work adds to the growing literature about unintended consequencesof electronic prescribing, highlighting the need for real-time error detection.
Understanding and preventing wrong-patient electronic orders: a randomized controlled trial.
Adelman JS, Kalkut GE, Schechter CB, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:305-310.
Drug–drug interactions that should be non-interruptive in order to reduce alert fatigue in electronic health records.
Phansalkar S, van der Sijs H, Tucker AD, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:489-493.
A long-term follow-up evaluation of electronic health record prescribing safety.
Abramson EL, Malhotra S, Osorio SN, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:e52-e58.
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Impact of computerized physician order entry alerts on prescribing in older patients.
Lester PE, Rios-Rojas L, Islam S, Fazzari MJ, Gomolin IH. Drugs Aging. 2015;32:227-233.