Potential medication errors associated with computer prescriber order entry

  title={Potential medication errors associated with computer prescriber order entry},
  author={Elena Villama{\~n}{\'a}n and Yolanda Larrubia and M. Alberiche Ruano and Manuel V{\'e}lez and Eduardo R Armada and Alicia Herrero and Rodolfo Alvarez-Sala},
  journal={International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy},
Introduction To assess the frequency of medication errors (ME) induced or enhanced by computerized physician order entry (CPOE). Error type, drug classes involved, specialty, patient outcome and system failures were also evaluated. Methods Observational quantitative study in a large tertiary care medical center over March 2012 3 years after CPOE implementation. Pharmacists detected ME associated with CPOE (those that wouldn’t have occurred if the clinician had prescribed manually) and… CONTINUE READING
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