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Journal Article

Impact of an electronic health record transition on chemotherapy error reporting

Hess E, Palmer SE, Stivers A, et al. Journal of oncology pharmacy practice : official publication of the International Society of Oncology Pharmacy Practitioners. 2019:1078155219870590.

Chemotherapy administration is a potential source for errors. This study evaluated trends in chemotherapy error reporting before and after EHR implementation. Errors arising from the wrong dose decreased after EHR implementation, while errors arising from missing dose or delayed delivery increased.