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Does the implementation of an electronic prescribing system create unintended medication errors? A study of the sociotechnical context through the analysis of reported medication incidents.

Redwood S, Rajakumar A, Hodson J, et al. Does the implementation of an electronic prescribing system create unintended medication errors? A study of the sociotechnical context through the analysis of reported medication incidents. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2011;11:29. doi:10.1186/1472-6947-11-29.

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July 27, 2011
Redwood S, Rajakumar A, Hodson J, et al. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2011;11:29.

Human factors engineering issues were implicated in 15% of medication errors at a British hospital that had an established computerized provider order entry system.

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Redwood S, Rajakumar A, Hodson J, et al. Does the implementation of an electronic prescribing system create unintended medication errors? A study of the sociotechnical context through the analysis of reported medication incidents. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2011;11:29. doi:10.1186/1472-6947-11-29.

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