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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Focus group results

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  • focus group; 67 participants (17 prescribers; 52 RNs & MAs)
  • Computer background influenced perceptions

10 Themes—Perceptions of e-prescribing system

Theme Perception
Benefits Accuracy, transparency, integration
Downsides Programming errors; lack of wireless reliability
Efficiency Increased after training period
Expectations Streamline work
Fears yes, at paper-based clinic
Desired features Prescribers—CDS alerts and favorites lists
Impact Prescribe from home—an unexpected impact
Impressions "I love it!"
Leadership Training, feedback, support
Safety Improved


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