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Reducing inappropriate outpatient medication prescribing in older adults across electronic health record systems.

Friebe MP, LeGrand JR, Shepherd BE, et al. Appl Clin Inform. 2020;11(5):865-872.

The prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications, particularly among older adults, is an ongoing quality and safety concern. Among adults 65 years and older, this study found that clinical decision support integrated with a new electronic health record system significantly reduced potentially inappropriate medications.