Cognitive Analysis of a Medication Reconciliation Tool: Applying Laboratory and Naturalistic Approaches to System Evaluation

@article{Kushniruk2011CognitiveAO,
  title={Cognitive Analysis of a Medication Reconciliation Tool: Applying Laboratory and Naturalistic Approaches to System Evaluation},
  author={Andr{\'e} Kushniruk and Susan L. Santos and George Pourakis and Jonathan R. Nebeker and Kenneth S. Boockvar},
  journal={Studies in health technology and informatics},
  year={2011},
  volume={164},
  pages={203-7}
}
Adverse drug events can occur as a result of handoffs in patient care. To reduce the possibility of this occurring, the process of medication reconciliation (whereby the patient's medication history is compared to current and previous medications to ensure accuracy) is becoming recognized as becoming increasingly important. To address this, computerized medication reconciliation tools have been developed. This paper describes a combined approach to evaluating the impact of such a tool. The… CONTINUE READING