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Implementation of an integrated computerized prescriber order-entry system for chemotherapy in a multisite safety-net health system.

Chung C, Patel S, Lee R, et al. Implementation of an integrated computerized prescriber order-entry system for chemotherapy in a multisite safety-net health system. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75(6):398-406. doi:10.2146/ajhp170251.

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April 25, 2018
Chung C, Patel S, Lee R, et al. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75(6):398-406.

Variations in the administration of high-alert drugs can facilitate errors that result in patient harm. This project report outlines how a health system integrated chemotherapy order sets into a multisite computerized provider order entry system. The rate of medication errors decreased by 75%. The authors outline lessons learned such as the importance of engaging interprofessional stakeholders and improving workflow prior to implementing the system.

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Chung C, Patel S, Lee R, et al. Implementation of an integrated computerized prescriber order-entry system for chemotherapy in a multisite safety-net health system. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2018;75(6):398-406. doi:10.2146/ajhp170251.

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