Study: Hospitals reduce error rates with e-prescribing

02/2/2012 | Medscape (free registration)

Two Australian teaching hospitals reduced rates of serious errors by 44% after implementing commercial e-prescribing systems, researchers reported in PloS Medicine. The study also found that system-related errors, such as selecting the wrong drug from a pull-down menu, were associated with 35% of the errors after e-prescribing began.

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