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Differences of reasons for alert overrides on contraindicated co-prescriptions by admitting department.

Ahn EK, Cho S-Y, Shin D, et al. Differences of Reasons for Alert Overrides on Contraindicated Co-prescriptions by Admitting Department. Healthcare informatics research. 2014;20(4):280-7. doi:10.4258/hir.2014.20.4.280.

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Ahn EK, Cho S-Y, Shin D, et al. Healthcare informatics research. 2014;20:280-7.
| December 17, 2014

Alert fatigue is a well-described limitation of clinical decision support systems. This qualitative study found alert overrides occurred most frequently in the emergency department, and the most common reason reported was that the alert was clinically irrelevant, emphasizing the need to tailor alerting systems for different clinical settings.

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Ahn EK, Cho S-Y, Shin D, et al. Differences of Reasons for Alert Overrides on Contraindicated Co-prescriptions by Admitting Department. Healthcare informatics research. 2014;20(4):280-7. doi:10.4258/hir.2014.20.4.280.