Intercepting wrong-patient orders in a computerized provider order entry system Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Medical Errors
  • Medical Order Entry Systems

abstract

  • A computerized provider order entry-based patient verification system led to a moderate reduction in wrong-patient orders that was sustained over time. Interception of wrong-patient orders at data entry is an important step in reducing these errors.

publication date

  • January 2015

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4447590

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.annemergmed.2014.11.017

PubMed ID

  • 25534652

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 679

end page

  • 686.e1

volume

  • 65

number

  • 6