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Medication safety messages for patients via the web portal: the MedCheck intervention.

Weingart SN, Hamrick HE, Tutkus S, et al. International journal of medical informatics. 2008;77:161-8.

The authors describe a medication safety communication initiative that sent e-mail messages to patients regarding new or changed prescriptions. The authors conclude that the system helped physicians identify and address adverse drug events.