Journal Article

Frequency and severity of parenteral nutrition medication errors at a large children's hospital after implementation of electronic ordering and compounding.

MacKay M; Anderson C; Boehme S; Cash J; Zobell J.

Computerized provider order entry with clinical decision support can be a powerful tool for alerting clinicians to potential prescribing errors. In this study at a large pediatric institution, implementation of a computerized provider order entry program for total parenteral nutrition resulted in a reduction in prescribing errors.