Journal Article

Understanding the nature of medication errors in an ICU with a computerized physician order entry system.

Cho I, Park H, Choi YJ, et al. PloS one. 2014;9:e114243.

This study reviewed prescriptions following implementation of a computerized provider order entry system. More than half of examined prescriptions had medication errors, most often related to incorrect documentation of verbal orders. These results add to concerns about unintended consequences of computerized provider order entry.