Provider - Focused Strategies: Prescriber - Decision Support

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Chiu AS, Jean RA, Hoag JR, et al. Association of lowering default pill counts in electronic medical record systems with postoperative opioid prescribing. JAMA Surg. 2018 Jul 18.  [Epub]  Abstract

Drenth-van Maanen AC, van Marum RJ, Knol W, et al. Prescribing optimization method for improving prescribing in elderly patients receiving polypharmacy: results of application to case histories by general practitioners. Drugs Aging. 2009;26(8):687-701.  Abstract

Glassman PA, Belperio P, Simon B, et al. Exposure to automated drug alerts over time: effects on clinicians’ knowledge and perceptions. Med Care. 2006;44(3):250-6.  Abstract

Glassman PA, Simon B, Belperio P, Lanto A. Improving recognition of drug interactions: benefits and barriers to using automated drug alerts. Med Care. 2002;40(12):1161-71.  Abstract

Gokula M, Holmes HM. Tools to reduce polypharmacy. Clin Geriatr Med. 2012;28(2):323-41.  Abstract

Hatton RC, Rosenberg AF, Morris CT, et al. Evaluation of contraindicated drug-drug interaction alerts in a hospital setting. Ann Pharmacother. 2011;45(3):297-308.  Abstract

Isaac T, Weissman JS, Davis RB, et al. Overrides of medication alerts in ambulatory care. Arch Intern Med. 2009;169(3):305-11.  Abstract

Lea M, Barstad I, Mathiesen L, et al. Effect of teaching and checklist implementation on accuracy of medication history recording at hospital admission. Int J Clin Pharm. 2016;38(1):20-4.  Abstract

Lin LA, Bohnert ASB, Kerns RD, et al. Impact of the Opioid Safety Initiative on opioid-related prescribing in veterans. Pain. 2017;158(5):833-9.

Strategies to Improve Prescribing

McKibbon KA, Lokker C, Handler SM, et al. Enabling medication management through health information technology (Health IT). Evid Rep Technol Assess (Full Rep). 2011;(201):1-951.  Abstract

Santistevan JR, Sharp BR, Hamedani AG, et al. By default: the effect of prepopulated prescription quantities on opioid prescribing in the emergency department. West J Emerg Med. 2018;19(2):392-7.  Article

Scott IA, Gray LC, Martin JH, Mitchell CA. Effects of a drug minimization guide on prescribing intentions in elderly persons with polypharmacy. Drugs Aging. 2012;29(8):659-67.  Abstract

Sönnichsen A, Trampisch US, Rieckert A, et al. Polypharmacy in chronic diseases – Reduction of Inappropriate Medication and Adverse drug events in older populations by electronic Decision Support (PRIMA-eDS): study protocol for a randomized controlled trial. Trials. 2016;17:57.  Article

Weingart SN, Toth M, Sands DZ, et al. Physicians’ decisions to override computerized drug alerts in primary care. Arch Intern Med. 2003;163(21):2625-31.  Abstract

Wipfli R, Betrancourt M, Guardia A, Lovis C. A qualitative analysis of prescription activity and alert usage in a computerized physician order entry system. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2011;169:940-4.  Abstract