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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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  • Smart IV pumps
    • "We found no measurable impact on the serious medication error rate... technological and nursing behavioral factors must be addressed if these pumps are to achieve their potential for improving medication safety" (Rothschild et al. 2005)
  • CDSS in CPOE
    • Physicians override up to 90% of drug alerts (Weingart et al., 2003)

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