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Journal Article

Evaluating clinical decision support systems: monitoring CPOE order check override rates in the Department of Veterans Affairs' computerized patient record system.

Lin C-P, Payne TH, Nichol P, et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2008;15:620-6.

This study discovered that override rates of potentially critical adverse drug events remain problematic despite a clinical decision support system designed to prevent them. Investigators call for greater qualitative research to understand the interactions between these systems and the clinical providers who use them.