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Impact of CancelRx on discontinuation of controlled substance prescriptions: an interrupted time series analysis.

Watterson TL, Stone JA, Gilson A, et al. Impact of CancelRx on discontinuation of controlled substance prescriptions: an interrupted time series analysis. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2022;22(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12911-022-01779-9

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March 23, 2022
Watterson TL, Stone JA, Gilson A, et al. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2022;22(1):50.

The CancelRx system is a health information technology-based intervention intended to mitigate the challenges of communicating medication discontinuation. Using secondary data from the electronic health record (EHR) system of a midwestern academic health system, researchers found that implementing the CancelRx system resulted in a significant increase in successful medication discontinuations for controlled substances.

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Watterson TL, Stone JA, Gilson A, et al. Impact of CancelRx on discontinuation of controlled substance prescriptions: an interrupted time series analysis. BMC Med Inform Decis Mak. 2022;22(1):50. doi: 10.1186/s12911-022-01779-9