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CancelRx: a health IT tool to reduce medication discrepancies in the outpatient setting.

Watterson TL, Stone JA, Brown R, et al. CancelRx: a health IT tool to reduce medication discrepancies in the outpatient setting. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021;28(7):1526-1533. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocab038.

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September 1, 2021
Watterson TL, Stone JA, Brown RL, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021;28(7):1526-1533.

Prior research has found that ambulatory electronic health records cannot communicate medication discontinuation instructions to pharmacies. In this study, the implementation of the CancelRx system led to a significant, sustained increase in successful medication discontinuations and reduced the time between medication discontinuation in the clinic EHR and pharmacy dispensing software.

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Watterson TL, Stone JA, Brown R, et al. CancelRx: a health IT tool to reduce medication discrepancies in the outpatient setting. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2021;28(7):1526-1533. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocab038.