The clinical context in CPOE systems: How does it affect patient safety? A review of the literature

Elske Ammenwerth, Werner Hackl, Martin Jung & Daniel Riedman
Background: Medication errors and resulting Adverse Drug Events (ADEs) are an important issue of global healthcare. Several researchers and institutions recommend implementing electronic prescribing ("CPOE", computerized physician order entry) to reduce the number of medication errors [ref:1].[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]