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Journal Article

Review of medication errors that are new or likely to occur more frequently with electronic medication management systems.

Van de Vreede M, McGrath A, de Clifford J. Aust Health Rev. 2018;43(3):276-283.

This retrospective study of voluntary safety reports examined medication errors related to electronic prescribing. Researchers found that errors related to electronic prescriptions accounted for a small proportion of medication errors and were of low severity. They suggest that safety monitoring and feedback continue to be needed for electronic prescribing.