Medication Allergy Documentation in Ambulatory Care : A Case Report of Errors and Missed Opportunities Quantified during the Unique Transition from Paper Records to Electronic Medical Records

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Adverse drug events can occur in the ambulatory clinical setting from errors in medication allergy documentation. This study was conducted to quantify errors in documentation that occur within both paper and electronic medical records (EMR).During a period of transition from paper to EMR, a cross-sectional chart review was conducted in one ambulatory clinic… (More)

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