Smart Prescription Handling Clarifying Prescriptions To Prevent Medication Errors

Abstract

Medication errors are a major cost to health care systems. Two major causes of these error are mis-written prescriptions and inaccurate interpretation of prescriptions by patients. We created a two-sided iOS application, which encourages accurate prescription writing without the use of forms, and provides explicit medication instructions to patients through a customized medication schedule. At the heart of this solution exists an algorithm which converts raw prescription text into a structured form.

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@inproceedings{Guthrie2016SmartPH, title={Smart Prescription Handling Clarifying Prescriptions To Prevent Medication Errors}, author={Brenden Guthrie and Guillermo Guti{\'e}rrez and Andrew Shichman}, year={2016} }