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Department of Veterans Affairs

Save $3.5 billion/year in Medication Error Costs

Patient have difficulty understanding, remembering, and following technical, confusing medication instructions, and so may miss, double up on, or otherwise miss-take medications. When patients fail to improve as expected, clinicians may unnecessarily increase, duplicate, or change medications. Resultant poor patient health and avoidable, prolonged, more complicated hospital admissions lead to poor health outcomes and... more »

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Department of Veterans Affairs

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Please, please, please, make the medication orders in CPRS stop printing. Every day, thousands of medications are being written by doctors, and every one of them prints, on a separate page! I've previously been told that it's either all or nothing, meaning all orders have to print or nothing prints. There is a purpose for the doctor's text orders, however, no one, absolutely no one, looks at the printed medication... more »

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