Outpatient adverse drug events identified by screening electronic health records

  • Gandhi T
  • Seger A
  • Overhage J
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Relatively little is known about rates of outpatient adverse drug events (ADEs), and most health systems do not routinely identify them. We developed a computerized ADE measurement process and used it to detect ADEs from electronic health records and then categorized them according to type, preventability, and severity.

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  • Adverse drug event
  • Ambulatory care
  • Computerized adverse drug event monitor
  • Natural language processing
  • Patient safety

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  • Tejal K. Gandhi

  • Andrew C. Seger

  • J. Marc Overhage

  • Michael D. Murray

  • Carol Hope

  • Julie Fiskio

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