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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Characteristics of Errors

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Error Pre-Implementation Post-Implementation
Wrong Prescriber 1% 1%
Laboratory Monitoring 1% 1.25%
Wrong Drug 1% 0.75%
Drug-Disease Interaction 1.25% 0.25%
Geriatric Contraindication 1.5% 0%
Inappropriate Abbreviations 2.75% 0%
Administrative (Refill) 3% 2%
Illegible Prescriptions 3.5% 0%
Incorrect Directions 3.5% 1.5%
Missing Information 8.75% 0.5%


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