JAMA Forum: Averting Alert Fatigue to Prevent Adverse Drug Reactions

Although various electronic health records (EHRs) have different features, nearly all seem to have alerts for potential problems with drug prescribing. It’s one thing that many believe that EHRs do very well. However, a recent study warns that when it comes to opioids and benzodiazepines, we shouldn’t always assume such alerts work as intended.

That’s the beginning of my latest piece over at the JAMA Forum. Go read it!


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