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Journal Article

Using EMR-enabled computerized decision support systems to reduce prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications: a narrative review.

Scott IA, Pillans PI, Barras M, et al. Ther Adv Drug Saf. 2018;9(9):559-573.

The prescribing of potentially inappropriate medications is a quality and safety concern. This narrative review found that information technologies equipped with decision support tools were modestly effective in reducing inappropriate prescribing of medications, more so in the hospital than the ambulatory environment.