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Association between limiting the number of open records in a tele-critical care setting and retract-reorder errors.

Udeh C, Canfield C, Briskin I, et al. Association between limiting the number of open records in a tele-critical care setting and retract-reorder errors. J Am Med Inform Assoc.  Epub 2021 Jun 9. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocab072.

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July 21, 2021
Udeh C, Canfield C, Briskin I, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021;28(8):1791-1795.

Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems have the potential to reduce error, but their poor CPOE design, implementation and use can contribute to patient safety risks. In this study, researchers found that restricting the number of concurrently open electronic health records did not significantly reduce wrong patient selection errors in their hospital’s CPOE system.

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Udeh C, Canfield C, Briskin I, et al. Association between limiting the number of open records in a tele-critical care setting and retract-reorder errors. J Am Med Inform Assoc.  Epub 2021 Jun 9. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocab072.