While pediatric hospitals using computerized physician order entry and clinical decision support in electronic health record systems are able to intercept a majority of potential medication errors, researchers have found that these healthcare organizations vary widely in their safety performance.

Children are particularly vulnerable to medication errors, which is why hospitals have been leveraging CPOE with associated clinical decision support in their EHRs to reduce medication errors and subsequent adverse drug events, according to the researchers.

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