The Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, a national collaborative convened by ECRI Institute, has released a new report on drug allergy interactions and how clinical decision support (CDS) and health information technology (IT) can be used to improve safety.1 The report, Safe Practices for Drug Allergies—Using CDS and Health IT, presents the findings of a multistakeholder workgroup composed of members from the Partnership, including healthcare providers, members from professional and patient safety organizations, safety and quality advocates, health IT developers, and academic researchers...
ISMP Medication Safety Alert!®
The articles listed below were featured as the main topic in the ISMP Medication Safety Alert! Acute Care newsletter. Every two weeks a new article will be published highlighting important medication safety information. Related articles can be found in the full bi-weekly newsletter publication. You can access the full newsletter by going to the Publications and Alerts section of the website and searching by date for the corresponding newsletter issue.