Journal Article
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Analysis of overridden alerts in a drug–drug interaction detection system.

Mille F; Schwartz C; Brion F; Fontan JE; Bourdon O; Degoulet P; Jaulent MC.

Providers frequently override medication interaction alerts generated by computerized provider order entry systems. This study sought to classify the types of overridden alerts and explore ways of making alerts more accurate and clinically relevant.