How to Avoid Costly Medication Errors

Date: 
06/15/2017

Article:Medication errors and adverse drug events lead to a staggering loss of life and high healthcare costs every year. Industry research points to a direct link between EMR alert overrides and medication errors. New insights into clinical decision support and a holistic approach to addressing alert fatigue have yielded positive results in optimizing drug-dose screening, which in turn reduces overrides and errors.

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