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The potential for leveraging machine learning to filter medication alerts.

Liu S, Kawamoto K, Del Fiol G, et al. The potential for leveraging machine learning to filter medication alerts. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022;29(5):891-899. doi: 10.1093/jamia/ocab292

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May 4, 2022
Liu S, Kawamoto K, Del Fiol G, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2022;29(5):891-899.

Alert fatigue contributes to task burden and can threaten patient safety. In this study, researchers at one academic medical center found that machine learning techniques could enable intelligent filtering of medication alerts and reduce alert volume by 54%.