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Reduction in chemotherapy order errors with computerised physician order entry and clinical decision support systems.
Aziz MT, Ur-Rehman T, Qureshi S, Bukhari NI. HIM J. 2015;44:13-22.
This quality improvement study to enhance the safety of chemotherapy was conducted at a tertiary care hospital in Pakistan. Investigators found that standardized chemotherapy orders within a computerized provider order entry system were associated with fewer medication errors as well as improved dispensing efficiency compared with the older, paper-based order system.
ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care Edition. August 26, 2010;15:1-3.
This article discusses a case of data entry error in an electronic prescribing system, explains the contributing factors, and provides recommendations to prevent such errors.