Effects of computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support systems on medication safety: A systematic review
Decision Support Systems, Clinical
Drug Therapy, Computer-Assisted
Medication Systems, Hospital
Use of CPOE and isolated CDSSs can substantially reduce medication error rates, but most studies have not been powered to detect differences in adverse drug events and have evaluated a small number of "homegrown" systems. Research is needed to evaluate commercial systems, to compare the various applications, to identify key components of applications, and to identify factors related to successful implementation of these systems.