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Effect of bar-code technology on the safety of medication administration.
Poon EG, Keohane CA, Yoon CS, et al. N Engl J Med. 2010;362:1698-1707.
Methodological variability in detecting prescribing errors and consequences for the evaluation of interventions.
Franklin BD, Birch S, Savage I, et al. Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2009;18:992-999.
Pharmacists' interventions in prescribing errors at hospital discharge: an observational study in the context of an electronic prescribing system in a UK teaching hospital.
Abdel-Qader DH, Harper L, Cantrill JA, Tully MP. Drug Saf. 2010;33:1027-1044.
In Conversation with…Eric G. Poon, MD, MPH
AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. September 2008.
Implementation of a telepharmacy service to provide round-the-clock medication order review by pharmacists.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J, Sperry L. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:2052-2057.
Impact of health information technology on detection of potential adverse drug events at the ordering stage.
Roberts LL, Ward MM, Brokel JM, Wakefield DS, Crandall DK, Conlon P. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2010;67:1838-1846.
Prevalence of medication administration errors in two medical units with automated prescription and dispensing.
Rodriguez-Gonzalez CG, Herranz-Alonso A, Martin-Barbero ML, et al. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2012;19:72-78.
Mixed results in the safety performance of computerized physician order entry.
Metzger J, Welebob E, Bates DW, Lipsitz S, Classen DC. Health Aff (Millwood). 2010;29:655-663.
Wrist tag 'offers drug warning.'
BBC News. August 9, 2005.
Churchill WW, Fiumara K. AHRQ WebM&M [serial online]. April 2009.
Medication errors occurring with the use of bar-code administration technology.
PA-PSRS Patient Saf Advis. December 2008;5:122-126.
Medication administration technologies and patient safety: a mixed-method systematic review.
Wulff K, Cummings GG, Marck P, Yurtseven O. J Adv Nurs. 2011;67:2080-2095.
A network collaboration implementing technology to improve medication dispensing and administration in critical access hospitals.
Wakefield DS, Ward MM, Loes JL, O'Brien J. J Am Med Inform Assoc. 2010;17:584-587.
Can an electronic prescribing system detect doctors who are more likely to make a serious prescribing error?
Coleman JJ, Hemming K, Nightingale PG, et al. J R Soc Med. 2011;104:208-218.
Paediatric dosing errors before and after electronic prescribing.
Jani YH, Barber N, Wong ICK. Qual Saf Health Care. 2010;19:337-340.
Medication administration discrepancies persist despite electronic ordering.
FitzHenry F, Peterson JF, Arrieta M, Waitman LR, Schildcrout JS, Miller RA. J Am Med Inf Assoc. 2007;14:756-764.
Utilising improvement science methods to optimise medication reconciliation.
White CM, Schoettker PJ, Conway PH, et al. BMJ Qual Saf. 2011;20:372-380.
Medicines reconciliation using a shared electronic health care record.
Moore P, Armitage G, Wright J, Dobrzanski S, Ansari N, Hammond I, Scally A. J Patient Saf. 2011;7:147-153.
Medication errors with electronic prescribing (eP): two views of the same picture.
Savage I, Cornford T, Klecun E, Barber N, Clifford S, Franklin BD. BMC Health Serv Res. 2010;10:135.
Bar code technology and medication administration error.
Young J, Slebodnik M, Sands L. J Patient Saf. 2010;6;115-120.
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