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Journal Article

Hardwiring patient blood management: harnessing information technology to optimize transfusion practice.

Dunbar NM, Szczepiorkowski ZM. Current opinion in hematology. 2014;21:515-20.

Mistakes during blood transfusion can contribute to patient harm. This review discusses the use of health information technology, such as computerized provider order entry and clinical decision support systems, in transfusion medicine to enhance reliability of ordering practices and enable monitoring of adherence.