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Impact of the introduction of electronic prescribing on staff perceptions of patient safety and organizational culture.

Davies J, Pucher PH, Ibrahim H, et al. Impact of the introduction of electronic prescribing on staff perceptions of patient safety and organizational culture. J Surg Res. 2017;212:222-228. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.02.001.

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June 28, 2017
Davies J, Pucher PH, Ibrahim H, et al. J Surg Res. 2017;212:222-228.

Although computerized provider order entry systems are widely implemented, a prior review suggests that their ability to reduce adverse drug events remains uncertain. Less is known about their impact on safety culture. Researchers administered a modified Safety Attitudes Questionnaire survey 6 weeks after the implementation of an electronic prescribing system across surgical services at one hospital and found a decline in safety culture.

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Davies J, Pucher PH, Ibrahim H, et al. Impact of the introduction of electronic prescribing on staff perceptions of patient safety and organizational culture. J Surg Res. 2017;212:222-228. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.02.001.