Journal Article
Review

Electronic prescribing: improving the efficiency and accuracy of prescribing in the ambulatory care setting.

Porterfield A; Engelbert K; Coustasse A.

Exploring the impact of electronic prescribing in ambulatory care, this review describes benefits such as decreased rates of medication errors, cost savings, and improved patient adherence. The author also identifies challenges to implementation, including concerns about cost, privacy, and poorly designed systems.