Medication safety messages for patients via the web portal: The MedCheck intervention

  title={Medication safety messages for patients via the web portal: The MedCheck intervention},
  author={Saul N. Weingart and Hope E. Hamrick and Sharon Tutkus and Alexander Carbo and Daniel Z. Sands and Anjala Tess and Roger B. Davis and David W. Bates and Russell S. Phillips},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  volume={77 3},
OBJECTIVE Communication failures account for many adverse drug events (ADEs) in adult primary care. Improving patient-physician communication may improve medication safety. Accordingly, the goal of this study was to learn whether electronic medication safety messages directed to patients can improve communication about medications and identify ADEs. DESIGN We studied adult patients enrolled in a patient Internet portal at three primary care practices affiliated with a teaching hospital… CONTINUE READING


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