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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Study

Higher accuracy of complex medication reconciliation through improved design of electronic tools.

Horsky J, Drucker EA, Ramelson HZ. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2018;25:465-475.

This head-to-head comparison of two different medication reconciliation tools in electronic health records demonstrated that clinicians using one electronic platform made significantly fewer errors compared to clinicians using the other. The authors advocate for conducting this type of rigorous user testing to ensure electronic health record safety.