clinical pharmacy information systems

Summary

Summary: Information systems, usually computer-assisted, designed to store, manipulate, and retrieve information for planning, organizing, directing, and controlling administrative activities associated with the provision and utilization of clinical pharmacy services.

Top Publications

  1. pmc Information technology and medication safety: what is the benefit?
    R Kaushal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:261-5. 2002
  2. ncbi Integration and automation transform medication administration safety. Successful eMars mandate a multifold integration strategy that includes people, process, applications and technology
    John Smaling
    Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Kennett Square, PA, USA
    Health Manag Technol 26:16, 18, 20. 2005
  3. pmc The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention
    D W Bates
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:313-21. 1999
  4. ncbi Effect of an electronic medication reconciliation application and process redesign on potential adverse drug events: a cluster-randomized trial
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:771-80. 2009
  5. ncbi Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errors
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 USA
    JAMA 293:1197-203. 2005
  6. ncbi Concordance between discharge prescriptions and insurance claims in post-myocardial infarction patients
    Cynthia A Jackevicius
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:207-15. 2007
  7. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy L Potts
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
    Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004
  8. ncbi Linking laboratory and pharmacy: opportunities for reducing errors and improving care
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:893-900. 2003
  9. pmc Medication errors: a prospective cohort study of hand-written and computerised physician order entry in the intensive care unit
    Rob Shulman
    Pharmacy Department, University College London Hospitals, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
    Crit Care 9:R516-21. 2005
  10. pmc The medical office of the 21st century (MOXXI): effectiveness of computerized decision-making support in reducing inappropriate prescribing in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 169:549-56. 2003

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  1. pmc Information technology and medication safety: what is the benefit?
    R Kaushal
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 11:261-5. 2002
    ..Public and private mandates for information technology interventions are growing, but further development, application, evaluation, and dissemination are required...
  2. ncbi Integration and automation transform medication administration safety. Successful eMars mandate a multifold integration strategy that includes people, process, applications and technology
    John Smaling
    Vitalize Consulting Solutions, Kennett Square, PA, USA
    Health Manag Technol 26:16, 18, 20. 2005
  3. pmc The impact of computerized physician order entry on medication error prevention
    D W Bates
    Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts 02115, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 6:313-21. 1999
    ..A small proportion do have the potential to cause injury, and some cause preventable adverse drug events...
  4. ncbi Effect of an electronic medication reconciliation application and process redesign on potential adverse drug events: a cluster-randomized trial
    Jeffrey L Schnipper
    Harvard Medical School, Division of General Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, 1620 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02120 1613, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:771-80. 2009
    ..We sought to measure the impact of an information technology-based medication reconciliation intervention on medication discrepancies with potential for harm (potential adverse drug events [PADEs])...
  5. ncbi Role of computerized physician order entry systems in facilitating medication errors
    Ross Koppel
    Department of Sociology, Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia 19104 USA
    JAMA 293:1197-203. 2005
    ..Published studies report that CPOE reduces medication errors up to 81%. Few researchers, however, have focused on the existence or types of medication errors facilitated by CPOE...
  6. ncbi Concordance between discharge prescriptions and insurance claims in post-myocardial infarction patients
    Cynthia A Jackevicius
    University Health Network, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf 16:207-15. 2007
    ..To assess the degree of concordance between the information (drug quantity, days' supply, and daily dose) recorded on hospital discharge prescriptions and what appears in a public drug insurance electronic claims database...
  7. ncbi Computerized physician order entry and medication errors in a pediatric critical care unit
    Amy L Potts
    Department of Pharmaceutical Services, Vanderbilt Children s Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee 37212 1565, USA
    Pediatrics 113:59-63. 2004
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate the impact of CPOE on the frequency of errors in the medication ordering process in a pediatric critical care unit (PCCU)...
  8. ncbi Linking laboratory and pharmacy: opportunities for reducing errors and improving care
    Gordon D Schiff
    Department of Medicine, Cook County Hospital, Rush Medical College, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Arch Intern Med 163:893-900. 2003
    ..While many guidelines, admonitions, and rules exist regarding drugs and the laboratory, substantial new knowledge and evidence in this area are needed. Focusing on these unmet needs and accompanying logistical challenges is a priority...
  9. pmc Medication errors: a prospective cohort study of hand-written and computerised physician order entry in the intensive care unit
    Rob Shulman
    Pharmacy Department, University College London Hospitals, Middlesex Hospital, London, UK
    Crit Care 9:R516-21. 2005
    ..The study aimed to compare the impact of computerised physician order entry (CPOE) without decision support with hand-written prescribing (HWP) on the frequency, type and outcome of medication errors (MEs) in the intensive care unit...
  10. pmc The medical office of the 21st century (MOXXI): effectiveness of computerized decision-making support in reducing inappropriate prescribing in primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    CMAJ 169:549-56. 2003
    ....
  11. ncbi Unintended medication discrepancies at the time of hospital admission
    Patricia L Cornish
    Department of Pharmacy, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Sciences Centre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Intern Med 165:424-9. 2005
    ..These errors are particularly worthy of attention because they are not likely to be detected by computerized physician order entry systems...
  12. ncbi Discrepancies in medication entries between anesthetic and pharmacy records using electronic databases
    Michael M Vigoda
    Center for Informatics and Perioperative Management, Department of Anesthesiology, Perioperative Medicine and Pain Management, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Anesth Analg 105:1061-5, table of contents. 2007
    ..Linking anesthesia information management systems (AIMS) with medication dispensing systems may facilitate automated reconciliation of medication discrepancies...
  13. ncbi Medication reconciliation in ambulatory oncology
    Saul N Weingart
    Center for Patient Safety, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:750-7. 2007
    ..Few models for medication reconciliation in ambulatory primary or specialty care have been described, perhaps because of the special challenges posed by this environment...
  14. pmc The development and evaluation of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system for primary care
    Robyn Tamblyn
    Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, McGill University, Morrice House, 1140 Pine Avenue West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3A 1A3
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:148-59. 2006
    ..To develop and evaluate the acceptability and use of an integrated electronic prescribing and drug management system (MOXXI) for primary care physicians...
  15. pmc The effect of automated alerts on provider ordering behavior in an outpatient setting
    Andrew W Steele
    Information Services, Denver Health, Denver, Colorado, USA
    PLoS Med 2:e255. 2005
    ..Despite the large volume of medications prescribed in the outpatient setting, few studies have assessed the impact of automated alerts on medication errors related to drug-laboratory interactions in an outpatient primary-care setting...
  16. pmc Design and implementation of an application and associated services to support interdisciplinary medication reconciliation efforts at an integrated healthcare delivery network
    Eric G Poon
    Clinical Informatics Research and Development, Suite 201, 93 Worcester St, Wellesley, MA 02481, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 13:581-92. 2006
    ..Results from early pilot testing suggest that this new medication reconciliation process is well accepted by clinicians and has significant potential to prevent medication errors during transitions of care...
  17. pmc Immediate benefits realized following implementation of physician order entry at an academic medical center
    Hagop S Mekhjian
    The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 9:529-39. 2002
    ..To evaluate the benefits of computerized physician order entry (POE) and electronic medication administration record (eMAR) on the delivery of health care...
  18. pmc Countrywide computer alerts to community physicians improve potassium testing in patients receiving diuretics
    Isaac Hoch
    Department of Community Health, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:541-6. 2003
    ..The success of this reminder system encourages expansion to include more drug-laboratory interactions. Furthermore, direct alerts to patients at multiple organization/patient contact points are planned...
  19. ncbi Impact of computerized physician order entry on clinical practice in a newborn intensive care unit
    Leandro Cordero
    Pediatrics and Obstetrics, The Ohio State University Medical Center, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Perinatol 24:88-93. 2004
    ..To study the impact of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) on selected neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) practices...
  20. ncbi The effect of computer-assisted prescription writing on emergency department prescription errors
    Kenneth E Bizovi
    Department of Emergency Medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR 97201, USA
    Acad Emerg Med 9:1168-75. 2002
    ..To determine whether computer-assisted prescription writing reduces the frequency of prescription errors in the emergency department (ED)...
  21. ncbi Computer technology and clinical work: still waiting for Godot
    Robert L Wears
    JAMA 293:1261-3. 2005
  22. ncbi Patient safety and computerized medication ordering at Brigham and Women's Hospital
    G J Kuperman
    Department of Information Systems, Partners HealthCare System, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 27:509-21. 2001
    ..Computerized physician order entry (CPOE), one important way that technology can be used to improve the medication process, has been in place at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH; Boston) since 1993...
  23. ncbi [Impact of medical prescription computerisation on the incidence of adverse drug effects]
    C Maurer
    Service de Pneumologie, centre hospitalier Le Raincy Montfermeil, Montfermeil
    Rev Mal Respir 20:355-63. 2003
    ..Adverse drug effects are a significant public health problem. Prescription errors are responsible for a significant proportion of these adverse effects...
  24. ncbi Pursuing safe medication use and the promise of technology
    Zane Robinson Wolf
    La Salle University, School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Medsurg Nurs 16:92-100. 2007
    ..They use technologic innovations aimed at error prevention, yet medication errors persist. The importance of improved decision making through computerized systems in the prevention of medication errors is emphasized...
  25. ncbi Errors in medicine administration: how can they be minimised?
    Ramya Venkatraman
    Royal London Hospital, London
    J Perioper Pract 18:249-53. 2008
    ....
  26. ncbi CPOE: the science and the art
    Rita Shane
    Pharmacy Services, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Boulevard, A 845, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1273-6. 2003
  27. ncbi Safe ways. Hospitals looking to improve patient safety are turning to CPOE, bar coding and e-prescribing
    Mark Hagland
    Healthc Inform 21:20-5. 2004
  28. ncbi Errors prevented by and associated with bar-code medication administration systems
    Gary L Cochran
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, University of Nebraska Medical Center, College of Pharmacy, Omaha, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 33:293-301, 245. 2007
    ..As expected, bar-code medication administration systems can prevent medication errors. However, health care organizations must be aware of identified failure points in bar coding that may contribute to errors...
  29. ncbi "Mercy meds" boosts safety. An initiative at a St. Louis-based system reduces the danger of medication errors
    Kelly Turner
    Sisters of Mercy Health System, St Louis, USA
    Health Prog 85:37-9, 62. 2004
  30. pmc Design of a safer approach to intravenous drug infusions: failure mode effects analysis
    M Apkon
    333 Cedar Street, New Haven, CT 06520 8064, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 13:265-71. 2004
    ..Failure modes effects analysis (FMEA) was used to examine the impact of process changes on the reliability of delivering drug infusions...
  31. ncbi Medication reconciliation using natural language processing and controlled terminologies
    James J Cimino
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:679-83. 2007
    ..This approach has implications for efforts to improve medication history-taking, order entry, and automated auditing of patient records for quality assurance...
  32. ncbi The epidemiology of prescribing errors: the potential impact of computerized prescriber order entry
    Anne Bobb
    Division of Operations and Quality, Patient Safety, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Arch Intern Med 164:785-92. 2004
    ..Adverse drug events (ADEs) are the most common cause of injury to hospitalized patients and are often preventable. Medication errors resulting in preventable ADEs most commonly occur at the prescribing stage...
  33. ncbi Computer-based drug management in a bone marrow transplant unit: a suitable tool for multiple prescriptions even in critical conditions
    Mauro Krampera
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Section of Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplant Unit Pharmacy Service, Policlinico Hospital Service of Informatics, Hospital Public System of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Br J Haematol 125:50-7. 2004
    ..In addition, it contributed to medical updating through warnings on potential problems in case of multiple drug prescriptions, and gave the pharmacy a valuable tool to monitor drug use...
  34. ncbi The payoff: preventing errors. Medication management
    Amy Buttell Crane
    Hosp Health Netw 81:57-8, 60, 2. 2007
    ..To reduce the chance of errors, hospitals are investing in technology that tracks medications from the clinician to the pharmacy to the patient...
  35. ncbi Using BPI and emerging technology to improve patient safety
    Linda Frank
    Integris Health, Oklahoma City, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 18:65-71. 2004
    ..Clinicians can quickly see where potential safety risks are occurring and change medication orders to prevent harm to the patient...
  36. ncbi Development of case-based medication alerting and recommender system: a new approach to prevention for medication error
    Kengo Miyo
    Department of Planning, Information and Management, The University of Tokyo Hospital, Japan
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:871-4. 2007
    ..Our system contributes to the creation of alerts that are appropriate for patients' clinical conditions and based on physicians' empirical discretion...
  37. ncbi Computerized provider order entry improves workflow and outcomes
    Gayle Lykowski
    Cincinnati Children s Hospital Medical Center, Ohio, USA
    Nurs Manage 35:40G-H. 2004
  38. pmc The impact of a closed-loop electronic prescribing and administration system on prescribing errors, administration errors and staff time: a before-and-after study
    Bryony Dean Franklin
    Hammersmith Hospital, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 16:279-84. 2007
    ....
  39. ncbi Improving medication safety: the measurement conundrum and where to start
    David C Classen
    The University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, UT 84103, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:i41-7. 2003
    ..This paper reviews approaches to measuring medication safety from the perspective of both harm and error, and outlines a strategy that combines both approaches in the electronic era...
  40. ncbi P&T committees in position to reduce medication errors
    Jack McCain
    Manag Care 13:28-30. 2004
  41. ncbi Findings from the ISMP Medication Safety Self-Assessment for hospitals
    Judy L Smetzer
    Institute for Safe Medication Practices ISMP, Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA
    Jt Comm J Qual Saf 29:586-97. 2003
    ..Hospital medication practices should be assessed, awareness of the characteristics of a safe medication system heightened, and baseline data to identify national priorities established...
  42. pmc A conceptual framework for evaluating outpatient electronic prescribing systems based on their functional capabilities
    Douglas S Bell
    RAND Health, Santa Monica, CA, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 11:60-70. 2004
    ..The authors aimed to develop a conceptual framework for anticipating the effects of alternative designs for outpatient e-prescribing systems...
  43. ncbi Securing chemotherapies: fabrication, prescription, administration and complete traceability
    Stéphane Spahni
    Service of Medical Informatics, Department of Radiology and Medical Informatics, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland
    Stud Health Technol Inform 129:953-7. 2007
    ..This paper presents the overall approach leading the computerization of these processes and the first evaluations about the potential benefits of the computer-aided controls during the administration phase...
  44. ncbi Prioritizing strategies for preventing medication errors and adverse drug events in pediatric inpatients
    Elizabeth B Fortescue
    Department of Medicine, Quality Improvement, and Risk Management, Children s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Pediatrics 111:722-9. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to classify the major types of medication errors in pediatric inpatients and to determine which strategies might most effectively prevent them...
  45. ncbi Reducing pediatric medication errors: children are especially at risk for medication errors
    Ronda G Hughes
    Center for Primary Care, Prevention, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD, USA
    Am J Nurs 105:79-80, 82, 85 passim. 2005
  46. pmc Clinical decision support and electronic prescribing systems: a time for responsible thought and action
    Randolph A Miller
    Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 12:403-9. 2005
  47. ncbi High rates of adverse drug events in a highly computerized hospital
    Jonathan R Nebeker
    Veterans Administration Salt Lake City Health Care System, Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Arch Intern Med 165:1111-6. 2005
    ..We describe the frequency and type of inpatient ADEs that occurred following the adoption of multiple computerized medication ordering and administration systems, including computerized physician order entry (CPOE)...
  48. pmc Medication safety program reduces adverse drug events in a community hospital
    M M Cohen
    Missouri Baptist Medical Center, BJC HealthCare, St Louis, USA
    Qual Saf Health Care 14:169-74. 2005
    ..Numerous suggestions have been made as to how this should be done, but there is a paucity of data demonstrating the effectiveness of any of the interventions that have been proposed...
  49. ncbi [Frequency, relevance, causes of and strategies for prevention of medication errors]
    D Grandt
    Medizinische Klinik I, Klinikum Saarbrücken, Winterberg 1, 66130, Saarbrucken, Germany
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 38:196-202. 2005
    ..Studies have demonstrated that CPOES can reduce medication errors by 80%. The necessary steps to improve medication safety in Germany are outlined and discussed...
  50. pmc Effect of computerisation on the quality and safety of chemotherapy prescription
    Marc Voeffray
    Pharmacy Service, University Hospital, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Qual Saf Health Care 15:418-21. 2006
    ..Multiple errors can occur during the prescription, the transmission of documents and the drug delivery processes, and lead to potentially serious consequences...
  51. ncbi Medication-error reporting and pharmacy resident experience during implementation of computerized prescriber order entry
    Kyle A Weant
    Department of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Hospitals, 101 Manning Drive, Chapel Hill, NC 27514, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 64:526-30. 2007
    ....
  52. pmc What do we know about medication errors made via a CPOE system versus those made via handwritten orders?
    Ross Koppel
    Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Medicine, and Sociology Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Crit Care 9:427-8. 2005
    ..I discuss these issues and their implications for the evaluation of CPOE systems and of other emerging healthcare technologies...
  53. ncbi Effect of a remote order scanning system on processing medication orders
    Samir Sikri
    Professional Services, MarketRx, Gurgaon, India
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1438-41. 2006
  54. ncbi Prescribing errors resulting in adverse drug events: how can they be prevented?
    Petra A Thürmann
    Expert Opin Drug Saf 5:489-93. 2006
    ..However, these systems still have some shortcomings and it has not yet convincingly been shown that the use of this technology really improves patient safety...
  55. ncbi Computerized physician order entry systems in hospitals: mandates and incentives
    David F Doolan
    Health Improvement and Information Services, Central Coast Health, Gosford, New South Wales, Australia
    Health Aff (Millwood) 21:180-8. 2002
    ..We argue that government, employers, and insurers should share the costs of CPOE and should fund further research into its benefits and means of implementation...
  56. ncbi Ten simple strategies to prevent chemotherapy errors
    Lisa Schulmeister
    Clin J Oncol Nurs 9:201-5. 2005
    ..These strategies can be customized for use in a variety of practice settings. Oncology nurses are at the forefront of chemotherapy error-prevention initiatives and play a key role in implementing safety measures...
  57. ncbi The business case for medication safety
    Terance Kinninger
    Bridge Medical Inc, Solana Beach, Calif, USA
    Healthc Financ Manage 57:46-51. 2003
    ..Investment in medication-safety systems can be justified in terms of risk management and legal liability...
  58. ncbi Implementing computerized prescriber order entry in a children's hospital
    James L Jones
    Department of Pharmacy, Children s Hospital, Inc, 700 Children s Drive, Columbus, OH 43205, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:2425-9. 2004
  59. ncbi Push technology in the pharmacy. Clinical decision support helps the pharmacy department of a South Carolina medical center automate monitoring of medication effectiveness
    David Amsden
    Palmetto Health Richland, Richland, SC, USA
    Health Manag Technol 24:28-31. 2003
  60. ncbi John M. Eisenberg Patient Safety Awards. Research: David W. Bates, MD, MSc, Brigham and Women's Hospital. Interview by Steven Berman
    David W Bates
    Jt Comm J Qual Improv 28:651-9, 633. 2002
    ..Dr Bates discusses the challenges and rewards of computerized physician order entry and other information technology applications and describes current work in improving medication safety across clinical settings...
  61. ncbi Implementing CPOE--one pill doesn't cure all ills
    Burdett R Porter
    Gutbrie Health Inpatient Clinical Advisory Committee, Guthrie Healthcare System, PA, USA
    Physician Exec 33:20-3. 2007
  62. ncbi Impact of a physician's order entry (POE) system on physicians' ordering patterns and patient length of stay
    Jee In Hwang
    Department of Medical Informatics, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Int J Med Inform 65:213-23. 2002
    ..To investigate the impact of a physician's order entry (POE) system on physicians' ordering patterns and patient length of stay...
  63. ncbi Computer-supported weight-based drug infusion concentrations in the neonatal intensive care unit
    Gay Giannone
    Siemens Health Systems, Malvern, PA 19355, USA
    Comput Inform Nurs 23:100-5. 2005
    ..In addition, the article provides guidelines on how to customize a vendor solution for hospitals with neonatal intensive care unit...
  64. ncbi Improving the bar-coded medication administration system at the Department of Veterans Affairs
    Peter D Mills
    National Center for Patient Safety, Department of Veterans Affairs, White River Junction, VT 05009, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 63:1442-7. 2006
  65. ncbi Use of computer decision support interventions to improve medication prescribing in older adults: a systematic review
    Lindsey Yourman
    University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, San Francisco, California, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 6:119-29. 2008
    ..Older adults take multiple medications and are at high risk for adverse drug effects...
  66. ncbi The need for organizational change in patient safety initiatives
    James G Anderson
    Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907 2059, USA
    Int J Med Inform 75:809-17. 2006
    ..This study describes a computer simulation model that has been developed to explore organizational changes required to improve patient safety based on a medication error reporting system...
  67. ncbi Validation of a beta-agonist long-term asthma control scale derived from computerized pharmacy data
    Michael Schatz
    Department of Allergy San Diego, Kaiser Permanente Medical Care Program, Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, CA 92111, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 117:995-1000. 2006
    ..Asthma control has been defined clinically by using validated tools, but an asthma control scale using administrative data has not been reported...
  68. pmc Evaluation of PROforma as a language for implementing medical guidelines in a practical context
    David R Sutton
    Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
    BMC Med Inform Decis Mak 6:20. 2006
    ..How these languages should be compared, and what requirements they should meet, are questions that are being actively addressed by a community of interested researchers...
  69. ncbi [Clinical decision support: Is the number of medication errors reduced?]
    Louise Isager Rabøl
    H S Hvidovre Hospital, Dansk Selskab for Patientsikkerhed, København
    Ugeskr Laeger 168:4179-84. 2006
    ..CPOE with CDS is time consuming and may generate new medication errors in itself. All the trials had poor designs. A Danish data source for CDS has not yet been established...
  70. ncbi Pharmacist interventions in electronic drug orders entered by prescribers
    Matthew A Fair
    Pharmacy Services, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, Allentown, PA 18103, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:1286-8. 2004
  71. ncbi Pharmacist interventions after implementation of computerized prescriber order entry
    Craig Senholzi
    Department of Pharmacy, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 111 South 11th Street, Suite 2260 Gibbon, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 60:1880-2. 2003
  72. ncbi The final hurdle. When it comes to closed-loop medication administration, the final step is the most perilous
    Daphne Lawrence
    Healthc Inform 25:18, 20, 22 passim. 2008
  73. ncbi Drug therapies for Parkinson's disease: A database analysis of patient compliance and persistence
    Marcy L Tarrants
    Health Economics and Outcomes Research, Teva Neuroscience, Inc, Kansas City, Missouri 64131, USA
    Am J Geriatr Pharmacother 8:374-83. 2010
    ..Evaluating medication adherence in Parkinson's disease (PD) is important to avoid erroneously attributing suboptimal patient outcomes from poor compliance to disease progression or adverse responses to medications...
  74. ncbi Safety and efficacy of sodium ferric gluconate complex in patients with chronic kidney disease
    Atinder Panesar
    Richard L Roudebush Veterans Affairs Medical Center, and Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 40:924-31. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that intravenous iron will improve hemoglobin (Hgb) concentrations in anemic patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), and the response would be greater if the underlying erythropoietin deficiency also was treated...
  75. ncbi Medication error reduction hopes pinned on CPOE
    Bill Briggs
    Health Data Manag 10:42-6. 2002
  76. ncbi The social act of electronic medication prescribing
    Jos Aarts
    Institute of Health Policy and Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Stud Health Technol Inform 183:327-31. 2013
    ....
  77. ncbi Prescribing errors in a pediatric clinic
    Michelle Condren
    University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy, 4502E 41st, Tulsa, OK 74135, USA
    Clin Pediatr (Phila) 49:49-53. 2010
    ..This project was completed to determine the frequency and type of prescribing errors occurring in a pediatric clinic...
  78. ncbi Effects of electronic communication between the GP and the pharmacist. The quality of medication data on admission and after discharge
    W J van der Kam
    Department of Medical Informatics, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Erasmus University Rotterdam, PO Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Fam Pract 18:605-9. 2001
    ..However, electronic communication does not suffice as a solution to obtain reliable information...
  79. ncbi Assessment tool for pharmacy drug-drug interaction software
    Terri L Warholak
    College of Pharmacy, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Am Pharm Assoc (2003) 51:418-24. 2011
    ..To assess the performance of pharmacy clinical decision support (CDS) systems for drug-drug interaction (DDI) detection and to identify approaches for improving the ability to recognize important DDIs...
  80. ncbi The combination of collaborative drug therapy management and E-prescribing
    Norrie Thomas
    Manchester Square Group, LLC, Minneapolis, USA
    Manag Care Interface 16:38-42, 46. 2003
    ..drug therapy management (CDTM) practice settings, what are the implications for the practice of pharmacy? Specifically, how can technology for E-prescribing assist in the expansion of CDTM opportunities for the pharmacy profession?..
  81. ncbi CPOE systems: success factors and implementation issues
    Patricia P Sengstack
    Adventist HealthCare, MD, USA
    J Healthc Inf Manag 18:36-45. 2004
    ..Knowing what strategies have proven successful and what upfront analysis is required can help increase the chances of success and ultimately improve the quality of patient care...
  82. ncbi Comparison of antibiotic dispensing data with administration data in intensive care
    T Solano
    J Hosp Infect 58:87-8. 2004
  83. ncbi Work patterns of ambulatory care pharmacists with access to electronic guideline-based treatment suggestions
    M D Murray
    Department of Pharmacy Practice, School of Pharmacy, Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 56:225-32. 1999
    ..The delivery of patient-specific information to pharmacists at the time of dispensing had a significant positive impact on pharmacist work patterns...
  84. ncbi Clinical pharmacology information in summaries of product characteristics and package inserts
    B Arguello
    Farmacia Arguello, Pharmaceutical Care Research Group, University of Granada, Leon, Spain
    Clin Pharmacol Ther 82:566-71. 2007
    ..An improved access to and regular review of the SPCs might substantially improve the access and quality of clinical pharmacology and other prescribing information...
  85. ncbi Raising the bar
    Mike McBride
    Health Manag Technol 26:32-3. 2005
  86. ncbi Early experiences in e-prescribing. The state of Florida deploys handhelds and prescription management software to Medicaid physicians, to drive down the cost of medications and to provide point-of-care decision support for doctors
    David Medvedeff
    Gold Standard Multimedia, Tampa, Fla, USA
    Health Manag Technol 24:34-6. 2003
  87. ncbi Prescribing history to identify candidates for chronic condition medication adherence promotion
    Jim Warren
    National Institute for Health Innovation, The University of Auckland, New Zealand
    Stud Health Technol Inform 169:634-8. 2011
    ..52% (95% CI 56.9-66.1) for the Pacific practice; PPV is 61.38% (95% CI 54.6-68.2) and NPV is 82.19% (95% CI 79.2-85.2) for the other practice. The results indicate good potential for decision support tools to target adherence promotion...
  88. ncbi Improving the efficiency of distributive and clinical services in hospital pharmacy
    Darold T Barnum
    Department of Pharmacy Administration, College of Pharmacy, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Med Syst 35:59-70. 2011
    ..This integrated efficiency evaluation system is transferable to other hospital pharmacy systems, thereby offering decision makers a better way of measuring, controlling and improving hospital pharmacy efficiency...
  89. ncbi CPOE and the facilitation of medication errors
    Edward H Shortliffe
    J Biomed Inform 38:257-8. 2005
  90. ncbi Human factors based recommendations for the design of medication related clinical decision support systems (CDSS)
    Sylvia Pelayo
    INSERM CIC IT, Lille, France
    Stud Health Technol Inform 169:412-6. 2011
    ..For illustration purposes, an example of the operationalization of one of the recommendation is presented...
  91. ncbi Medication adherence trends with statins
    Michelle A Huser
    Butler University COPHS, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
    Adv Ther 22:163-71. 2005
    ..Adherence to statin therapy can result in significant improvement. In patients with dyslipidemia, personal interventions by healthcare providers can improve compliance with potentially effective therapy...
  92. ncbi Strategies for pharmacy integration and pharmacy information system interfaces, Part 2: Scope of work and technical aspects of interfaces
    Bruce W Chaffee
    Medical Center Information Technology, The University of Michigan Health System, Ann Arbor, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 61:506-14. 2004
  93. ncbi Safety technology: solutions or experiments?
    Richard I Cook
    Cognitive Technologies Laboratory, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Nurs Econ 20:80-2. 2002
  94. ncbi Always vigilant. At Banner Health in Phoenix, a computerized decision-support system helps warn caregivers when adverse drug interactions or other harmful events are imminent
    John Morrissey
    Mod Healthc 33:28-30, 35. 2003
  95. ncbi Drug safety for the long-term. Long-term care facilities have the same medication management concerns as hospitals, plus others
    Alan Joch
    Healthc Inform 20:38. 2003
  96. ncbi I.T. part of payers' new game plans. Payers are using software to improve customer service and health
    Joseph Goedert
    Health Data Manag 11:66-8, 70. 2003
  97. ncbi A computer literacy skills profile of pharmacists residing in two counties of England
    Peter Thomas
    Sainsburys Pharmacy, Poole, Dorset, UK
    Health Info Libr J 25:288-94. 2008
    ..The advance in information technology and the use of computers to access, retrieve and analyse this information is increasingly important. Yet little is known about pharmacists' computer literacy or information technology skills...
  98. ncbi Effect of a computerized prescriber-order-entry system on reported medication errors
    Donald C Spencer
    Department of Family Medicine, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Health Syst Pharm 62:416-9. 2005
  99. ncbi An object-modeling method for hospital information systems
    K Seto
    Central Research Laboratory, Hitachi, Ltd, Tokyo, Japan
    Stud Health Technol Inform 52:981-5. 1998
    ..Also, more than 40% of the logic classes could be reused in the nursing-support system and EPR. These findings confirmed that the proposed method can significantly increase the software productivity of HISs...
  100. pmc Evaluating the impact of information technology on medication errors: a simulation
    James G Anderson
    J Am Med Inform Assoc 10:292-3. 2003
  101. pmc Detection and incidence of drug-induced liver injuries in hospital: a prospective analysis from laboratory signals
    H Bagheri
    Laboratoire de Pharmacologie Medicale et Clinique, centre Midi Pyrénées de pharmacovigilance, de Pharmacoepidemiologie et d Informations sur le Medicament, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire, Faculte de Medecine, Toulouse, France
    Br J Clin Pharmacol 50:479-84. 2000
    ..Our objectives were to assess the detection and incidence of drug-induced liver abnormalities in a university hospital inpatient population and to evaluate the underreporting rate of drug-induced liver injury...

Research Grants20

  1. Diabetes and Drug-Associated Hyperkalemia: Effect of Laboratory Monitoring
    Marsha Raebel; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The findings will also assist in developing a framework for future studies to evaluate the effects and costs of medication-laboratory monitoring among patients with diabetes. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  2. Effects of Literacy on Medication Safety In the Elderly
    Grace Kuo; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The outcomes of the proposed research will be significant, because millions of the American elderly will receive improved quality of care. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  3. Chronic Kidney Disease Morbidity, Mortality & Predictors
    Stephen Derose; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Researchers may use this information to generate hypotheses and plan studies that include subjects with CKD. ..
  4. Creating Safe Ambulatory Care: The Path to Resilience
    Richard Cook; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. Oral Chemotherapy Safety in Ambulatory Oncology: A Proactive Risk Assessment
    SAUL WEINGART; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Lessons about oral chemotherapy safety are applicable to other high-alert medications in ambulatory care. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  6. Antidepressants, Concurrent Treatments, and Completed Suicide in VA Registry Data
    Marcia Valenstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..We anticipate that the proposed project will advance knowledge in this critical area and inform future efforts to use organizational datasets to examine sentinel events, such as suicide. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  7. Allergy Alerts in Computerized Physician Entry
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..We believe the results of our work will improve patient safety and the overall quality of pharmacotherapy. We also believe that the results of our study will be applicabe to other healthcare systems ..
  8. Forging Implementation of Cancer Screening Reminder Systems (FICSRS)
    Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  9. MOMENT (Monitoring for Outpatient Medication Effects and New Toxicities) in TIME
    RANDOLPH MILLER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The project will develop tools and algorithms to detect the patient symptoms, physical exam signs, test results, and medical diagnoses that may indicate drug-induced injury. ..
  10. National Impact of IT Investments on Hospital Quality
    Stephen Parente; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research represents a collaborative effort of investigators at the University of Minnesota, Carnegie Mellon University, and the Medical University of South Carolina. ..
  11. Using Information Systems to Improve Cardiac Prevention
    Jeffrey Schnipper; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Schnipper's development as an independent researcher in improving the quality of care of patients with CAD. ..
  12. Weight in Secondary Prevention (WISP)
    Adrianne Feldstein; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Understanding which patients will need the most support to manage weight will allow us to design the most cost-effective future programs. ..
  13. Statewide Implementation of Electronic Health Records
    David Bates; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Dissemination of the results of this work should speed efforts toward the establishment of a national health information infrastructure. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  14. Assisted Detailing to Improve Guideline Adherence
    THOMAS BAILEY; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..This is applicable to the majority of medical centers in the US. The alerting rules we develop will also be valuable to those centers implementing CPOE. ..
  15. Long Term Cost and Outcomes of Breast Cancer Screening
    Paul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of our study will help guide researchers and policy makers in planning and implementing brief interventions for a wide range of health behaviors. ..
  16. Relationship between Depression and Diabetes Self-Care
    KARA BAMBAUER; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We will also stratify analyses by type of drug therapy (i.e., insulin only, combination insulin/oral drug therapy, or oral hypoglycemic only) to control for severity of illness. ..
  17. Assessing Medical Need Among Children in Managed Care
    Paul Fishman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Pediatric risk assessment research has also not explored opportunities to use all information available in managed care information systems. ..
  18. Archiving the Charleston Heart Study
    Paul Nietert; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. Children with Chronic Health Conditions: Family Impact
    KAREN KUHLTAHU; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  20. Cost-effectiveness of automated telephone outreach in patients with lung disease
    David H Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We will carry out an evaluation of the cost-effectiveness (efficiency) of the automated phone calls. (End of Abstract) ..