Improving quality and safety of care using "technovigilance": an ethnographic case study of secondary use of data from an electronic prescribing and decision support system.
Approach to Improving Safety
- Quality Improvement Strategies
- Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)
- Computerized Decision Support
Setting of Care
Ethnographic observations and semi-structured interview data showed that implementation of an electronic health record with prescribing and decision support led to greater oversight of and improvements in specific safety metrics.