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Journal Article
Study

Medication discrepancies in integrated electronic health records.

Linsky A, Simon SR. BMJ quality & safety. 2013;22:103-9.

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.