Journal Article

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

Hyman D, Laire M, Redmond D, et al. Pediatrics. 2012;130: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.