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Medication discrepancies in integrated electronic health records.

Linsky A, Simon SR. Medication discrepancies in integrated electronic health records. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(2):103-9. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001301.

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December 12, 2012
Linsky A, Simon SR. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(2):103-9.

Discrepancies between patients' recorded medication lists and the medications they were actually taking were very common in an ambulatory clinic with a fully integrated electronic health record. The study provides another example that electronic medical records alone are not a foolproof mechanism for preventing errors.

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Linsky A, Simon SR. Medication discrepancies in integrated electronic health records. BMJ Qual Saf. 2013;22(2):103-9. doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2012-001301.