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e-Prescribing: characterisation of patient safety hazards in community pharmacies using a sociotechnical systems approach.

Odukoya OK, Chui MA. BMJ quality & safety. 2013;22:816-25.

Electronic prescribing is being increasingly utilized as a patient safety strategy in ambulatory care. This qualitative study used field observations and interviews to develop a taxonomy of potential safety hazards when using e-prescribing in community pharmacies.