Journal Article

E-prescribing errors in community pharmacies: exploring consequences and contributing factors.

Odukoya OK; Stone JA; Chui MA.

This direct observation study found that various medication errors related to electronic prescribing occur in community pharmacies. Contributing factors included poor inter-operability between pharmacy and clinic systems, inadequate technology usability, and data entry errors. This finding underscores the growing safety concerns associated with medication prescribing in ambulatory care.