Journal Article

Potential benefit of electronic pharmacy claims data to prevent medication history errors and resultant inpatient order errors.

Pevnick JM, Palmer KA, Shane R, et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2016;23:942-50.

This study measured the potential of using Surescripts electronic pharmacy claims data to prevent admission medication history errors among a sample of 70 older patients on complex medication regimens. Accessing this database would likely have prevented at least 35% of these medication reconciliation errors and nearly half of the most severe errors.