Can an algorithm for appropriate prescribing predict adverse drug events?

@article{Rask2005CanAA,
  title={Can an algorithm for appropriate prescribing predict adverse drug events?},
  author={Kimberly J. Rask and Kristen J. Wells and Gregg S Teitel and Jonathan N. Hawley and Calita Richards and Julie A. Gazmararian},
  journal={The American journal of managed care},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          145-51
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether a medication-appropriateness algorithm applied to pharmacy claims data can identify ambulatory patients at risk for experiencing adverse drug events (ADEs) from those medications. STUDY DESIGN Cohort study. METHODS We surveyed a random sample of 211 community-dwelling Medicare managed care enrollees over age 65 years who were identified by pharmacy claims as taking a potentially contraindicated medication (exposed enrollees) and a random sample of 195 enrollees… CONTINUE READING

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