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Journal Article

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

Mille F, Schwartz C, Brion F, et al. International journal for quality in health care : journal of the International Society for Quality in Health Care. 2008;20:400-5.

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.