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Evaluating the relationship between health information technology and safer-prescribing in the long-term care setting: a systematic review.

Kruse CS, Mileski M, Syal R, et al. Technol Health Care. 2020;29(1):1-14.

Health information technology (HIT) can promote patient safety in many settings. This systematic review found that HIT, such as computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems, can improve safe prescribing practices in long-term care settings, including improved documentation and clinical processes, and fewer medication errors.