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Journal Article > Study
Her QL, Amato MG, Seger DL, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2016;23:924-933.
Users often bypass alerts meant to enhance the safety of medication ordering and dispensing technologies. This observational study at a large academic medical center found approximately one in five nonformulary medication alerts are inappropriately overridden. The authors suggest strategies that future research should examine for improving the design of nonformulary alerts.
Saving Lives, Saving Money: The Imperative for Computerized Physician Order Entry in Massachusetts Hospitals.
Adams M, Bates D, Coffman G, Everett W. Westborough, MA: Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and New England Healthcare Institute; 2008.
Analyzing patient charts at six community hospitals in Massachusetts, this report reveals to what extent adopting computerized physician order entry could affect clinical outcomes and impart financial savings.
Pharmacist Staffing and the Use of Technology in Small Rural Hospitals: Implications for Medication Safety.
Casey MM, Moscovice I, Davidson G. Upper Midwest Rural Health Research Center; December 2005.
The authors report the findings of a national study of small, rural hospitals in the United States. Results indicate a relationship between accreditation by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations, financial status, pharmacy staffing, and technology use with the implementation of medication safety practices.
Journal Article > Commentary
Oh SS, Sinclair-Pingel J, Feldott CC, Hargrove FR. Hosp Pharm. 2007;42:255–257.
The authors discuss the development of computerized ordering screens for renal replacement therapy.
Journal Article > Study
Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry.
Weant KA, Cook AM, Armitstead JA. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2007;64:526-530.
The investigators studied the type and number of medication errors before and after computerized prescriber order entry was implemented in an intensive care unit and found that medication errors increased initially.
Young D. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2005;62:2450-2451.
This news piece highlights a medication-use safety residency program at Johns Hopkins Hospital.