Legislation/Regulation
Organizational Policy/Guidelines

Electronic prescribing systems in pediatrics: the rationale and functionality requirements.

Technology AA of PC on CI, Gerstle RS. Pediatrics. 2007;119:1229-31.

This policy statement encourages the use of electronic prescribing in pediatric practice as a way to prevent errors and improve patient care. The accompanying technical report outlines the evidence supporting these recommendations as well as the benefits and limitations of e-prescribing.