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The use of patient pictures and verification screens to reduce computerized provider order entry errors.

Hyman D, Laire M, Redmond D, et al. The use of patient pictures and verification screens to reduce computerized provider order entry errors. Pediatrics. 2012;130(1):e211-9. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-2984.

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June 13, 2012
Hyman D, Laire M, Redmond D, et al. Pediatrics. 2012;130(1):e211-9.

This study implemented an order verification screen, including the patient's photograph, to reduce the risk that orders will be placed in an unintended patient's electronic health record. In a limited analysis, it appeared to be effective.

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Hyman D, Laire M, Redmond D, et al. The use of patient pictures and verification screens to reduce computerized provider order entry errors. Pediatrics. 2012;130(1):e211-9. doi:10.1542/peds.2011-2984.