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In Conversation with…Eric G. Poon, MD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
SPECIAL OR THEME ISSUE
Health Information Technology.
Am J Manag Care. 2014;20(spec 17):492-554,e1-e31.
Comparison of methods for identifying patients at risk of medication-related harm.
van Doormaal JE, Rommers MK, Kosterink JGW, Teepe-Twiss IM, Haaijer-Ruskamp FM, Mol PGM. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:e26.
Medication reconciliation during internal hospital transfer and impact of computerized prescriber order entry.
Lee JY, Leblanc K, Fernandes OA, et al. Ann Pharmacother. 2010;44:1887-1895.
Computerised provider order entry combined with clinical decision support systems to improve medication safety: a narrative review.
Ranji SR, Rennke S, Wachter RM. BMJ Qual Saf. 2014;23:773-780.
Year in review: medication mishaps in the elderly.
Peron EP, Marcum ZA, Boyce R, Hanlon JT, Handler SM. Am J Geriatr Pharmacother. 2011;9:1-10.
Critical drug–drug interactions for use in electronic health records systems with computerized physician order entry: review of leading approaches.
Classen DC, Phansalkar S, Bates DW. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:61-65.
Mixed results in the safety performance of computerized physician order entry.
Metzger J, Welebob E, Bates DW, Lipsitz S, Classen DC. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:655-663.
Effects of computer-based clinical decision support systems on physician performance and patient outcomes: a systematic review.
Hunt DL, Haynes RB, Hanna SE, Smith K. JAMA. 1998;280:1339-1346.
An unintended consequence of electronic prescriptions: prevalence and impact of internal discrepancies.
Palchuk MB, Fang EA, Cygielnik JM, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:472-476.
Effect of computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support on adverse drug events in the long-term care setting.
Gurwitz JH, Field TS, Rochon P, et al. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2008;56:2225-2233.
Overrides of medication-related clinical decision support alerts in outpatients.
Nanji KC, Slight SP, Seger DL, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2014;21:487-491.
A systematic review to evaluate the accuracy of electronic adverse drug event detection.
Forster AJ, Jennings A, Chow C, Leeder C, van Walraven C. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:31-38.
Health agency: drug errors still common.
Knox R. "All Things Considered." National Public Radio. July 20, 2006.
Relationship between medication event rates and the Leapfrog computerized physician order entry evaluation tool.
Leung AA, Keohane C, Lipsitz S, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2013;20:e85-e90.
Medication errors with electronic prescribing (eP): two views of the same picture.
Savage I, Cornford T, Klecun E, Barber N, Clifford S, Franklin BD. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010;10:135.
Prescription errors and outcomes related to inconsistent information transmitted through computerized order entry: a prospective study.
Singh H, Mani S, Espadas D, Petersen N, Franklin V, Petersen LA. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169:982-989.
Impact of a clinical decision support system for high-alert medications on the prevention of prescription errors.
Lee J, Han H, Ock M, Lee SI, Lee S, Jo MW. Int J Med Inform. 2014;83:929-940.
Understanding the nature of medication errors in an ICU with a computerized physician order entry system.
Cho I, Park H, Choi YJ, Hwang MH, Bates DW. PLoS One. 2014;9:e114243.
Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation.
White CM, Schoettker PJ, Conway PH, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:372-380.
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