Safe Practices for Drug Allergies—Using CDS and Health IT.
Inconsistent checking for and consideration of drug allergy alerts can diminish the safety of prescribing. This report from a multistakeholder work group provides evidence-based safe practices and recommendations for improvement, including standardizing documentation practices, actionable decision support, monitoring of alert effectiveness, and patient engagement.
Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety. Plymouth Meeting, PA: ECRI Institute; 2019.