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Journal Article
Study

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. BMC medical informatics and decision making. 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.