Journal Article

ASHP national survey of pharmacy practice in hospital settings: prescribing and transcribing—2016.

Pedersen CA, Schneider PJ, Scheckelhoff DJ. American journal of health-system pharmacy : AJHP : official journal of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. 2017;74:1336-1352.

This survey of hospital pharmacy directors sheds light on current medication safety practices. The results demonstrate that electronic health records and computerized prescriber order entry have been adopted in most hospitals. They also found expansion of the pharmacist role in improving safety in inpatient and outpatient care.