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Improving Safety by Basic Computerizing Outpatient Prescribing

2014-08-27 03:15:04 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The study will measure the effect of basic clinical decision support on medical errors and adverse drug events in the ambulatory setting.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double Blind (Caregiver, Investigator, Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Health Services Research

Conditions

Adverse Drug Events

Intervention

Basic Clinical Decision Support, Routine Care

Location

Wishard Helath Services
Indianapolis
Indiana
United States
46202

Status

Completed

Source

Indiana University

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:04-0400

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