Primary care clinicians are expected to reconcile a patient's medications at every visit. In practice, this has failed to have a demonstrable effect on patient outcomes. What is needed is not merely a reconciled list, but the correct list.
Apr 21, 2017 The Journal of the American Medical Association
Implementation of electronic prescribing has been a big success in health information technology. But most e-prescribing systems don't allow electronic cancellation of orders. Adding this feature could help reduce medication errors.
Feb 7, 2017 The Journal of the American Medical Association
Electronic health records in U.S. hospitals are not yet prompting for screening questions related to Zika virus. Why? The existing system is too slow to respond and when it does, it finds itself chasing the past.
Feb 18, 2016 The Health Care Blog
Telehealth, delivering health services and information via technology, holds great promise. But more information is needed to determine what works and what doesn't.
Sep 3, 2015 The RAND Blog