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From guideline to order set to patient harm.

Shah SD, Cifu AS. From Guideline to Order Set to Patient Harm. JAMA. 2018;319(12):1207-1208. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1666.

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April 4, 2018
Shah SD, Cifu AS. JAMA. 2018;319:1207-1208.

This editorial discusses how adverse events can occur if standardized order sets in computerized provider order entry systems are based on outdated or equivocal evidence. The authors outline a process for ensuring order sets and decision support systems contain current and valid evidence in order to maximize their effectiveness and minimize risk to patients. The editorial is based on a case described in the related article.

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Shah SD, Cifu AS. From Guideline to Order Set to Patient Harm. JAMA. 2018;319(12):1207-1208. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.1666.