Validation of CPOE systems by contextualized test cases: Report from a European Project

Elske Ammenwerth, Werner Hackl & Christoph Pechlaner
Introduction: Medication errors seem to be frequent in health care [ref:1]. Several reports recommend to implement electronic prescribing to reduce the number of medication errors [ref:2], [ref:3]. In the U.S., only 5% of hospitals have fully implemented computerized[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]