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Errors in electronic health record–based data query of statin prescriptions in patients with coronary artery disease in a large, academic, multispecialty clinic practice.

Shin EY, Ochuko P, Bhatt K, et al. Errors in Electronic Health Record-Based Data Query of Statin Prescriptions in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease in a Large, Academic, Multispecialty Clinic Practice. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7(8):e007762. doi:10.1161/JAHA.117.007762.

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May 2, 2018
Shin EY, Ochuko P, Bhatt K, et al. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7(8):e007762.

Though electronic health record (EHR) data is not always accurate, federal pay-for-performance programs rely on that data to determine reimbursement. The authors evaluated how their institution's EHR measured a common quality metric—statin prescription for coronary artery disease. Manual chart review determined that most EHR-detected prescribing failures were clinically correct care.

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Shin EY, Ochuko P, Bhatt K, et al. Errors in Electronic Health Record-Based Data Query of Statin Prescriptions in Patients With Coronary Artery Disease in a Large, Academic, Multispecialty Clinic Practice. J Am Heart Assoc. 2018;7(8):e007762. doi:10.1161/JAHA.117.007762.

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