E-prescriptions just as error-prone as hand-written Print
Wednesday, 06 July 2011 08:40

Electronic prescriptions contain about as many errors as handwritten prescriptions, according to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association. The study's conclusion: "Implementing a computerized prescribing system without comprehensive functionality and processes in place to ensure meaningful system use does not decrease medication errors." - read the full story from FierceHealthIT