Pharmacy CDS tools can fall short in tracking drug interactions

05/23/2011 | Healthcare IT News

A study found only 28% of 64 pharmacies in Arizona accurately pinpointed potentially adverse medication interactions using clinical decision support software. "The weakness of these systems could lead to medication errors that might harm patients. Pharmacists should become familiar with how their computer system identifies drug interactions," said lead researcher Daniel Malone.

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