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In Conversation with…Eric G. Poon, MD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
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.
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 Apr 12; [Epub ahead of print].
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.
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.
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.
Health agency: drug errors still common.
Knox R. "All Things Considered." National Public Radio. July 20, 2006.
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.
The impact of computerized provider order entry systems on medical-imaging services: a systematic review.
Georgiou A, Prgomet M, Markewycz A, Adams E, Westbrook JI. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2011;18:335-340.
Decision support for sensible dosing in electronic prescribing systems.
Coleman JJ, Nwulu U, Ferner RE. J Clin Pharm Ther. 2012;37:415-419.
What evidence supports the use of computerized alerts and prompts to improve clinicians' prescribing behavior?
Schedlbauer A, Prasad V, Mulvaney C, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2009;16:531-538.
Computerized decision support for medication dosing in renal insufficiency: a randomized, controlled trial.
Terrell KM, Perkins AJ, Hui SL, Callahan CM, Dexter PR, Miller DK. Ann Emerg Med. 2010;56:623-629.
Development of the Leapfrog methodology for evaluating hospital implemented inpatient computerized physician order entry systems.
Kilbridge PM, Welebob EM, Classen DC. Qual Saf Health Care. 2006;15:81-84.
Preventing medication errors in hospitals through a systems approach and technological innovation: a prescription for 2010.
Crane J, Crane FG. Hosp Top. Fall 2006;84:3-8.
Prevention of potential errors in resuscitation medications orders by means of a computerised physician order entry in paediatric critical care.
Vardi A, Efrati O, Levin I, et al. Resuscitation. 2007;73:400-406.
The impact of computerized provider order entry on medication errors in a multispecialty group practice.
Devine EB, Hansen RN, Wilson-Norton JL, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:78-84.
A Mid-Summer Fog
Braddock CH. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. November 2008.
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