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Journal Article
Study

Do drug interaction alerts between a chemotherapy order-entry system and an electronic medical record affect clinician behavior?

Weingart SN, Zhu J, Young-Hong J, et al. Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners. 2014;20:163-71.

In this study, computer alerts for possible drug interactions between chemotherapy orders and ambulatory medications sometimes led physicians to change their orders, which could prevent adverse drug events in these vulnerable patients.