Two Studies: Medication Errors Reduced by IT Use

October 1, 2014    |   By: Calevir

A recent study in Florida on electronic medical record use, published in The Journal of Delivery Science and Innovation, reveals the adoption of core meaningful use medication management elements correlate with reductions in Adverse Drug Events. Another study by the AHRQ reveals the use of alerts for CPOE prescribed medications prompting prescribers to lack of corresponding indications for the medication identifies drug name confusion and prevents errors.


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