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 WP; Hoey PJ; Anderson CL; Gennari JH.

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.