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Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage.

Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, et al. Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(21):1838-46. doi:10.2146/ajhp090637.

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November 17, 2010
Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:1838-46.

A computerized provider order entry system combined with decision support identified more potential adverse drug events compared to hospitals using only decision support. However, 94% of the potential adverse drug events were found to be false positives after review by a pharmacist.

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Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, et al. Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67(21):1838-46. doi:10.2146/ajhp090637.