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Identification of features of electronic prescribing systems to support quality and safety in primary care using a modified Delphi process

Michelle Sweidan1*, Margaret Williamson1, James F Reeve1, Ken Harvey2, Jennifer A O'Neill3, Peter Schattner4 and Teri Snowdon5

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1 National Prescribing Service Ltd, Level 7, 418A Elizabeth St, Surry Hills NSW 2010, Australia

2 School of Public Health, LaTrobe University, Bundoora VIC 3086, Australia

3 Medical Software Industry Association Inc, PO Box 1293, Wahroonga NSW 2076, Australia

4 Department of General Practice, School of Primary Health Care, Monash University, Notting Hill VIC 3168, Australia

5 Royal Australian College of General Practitioners, 1 Palmerston Cres, South Melbourne VIC 3205, Australia

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BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2010, 10:21  doi:10.1186/1472-6947-10-21

Published: 15 April 2010

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Features list including expected impact in 4 domains. Shows the 114 features and the expert panel ratings for each feature. Expected impact: H = high positive impact, M = medium positive impact, L = low or negative impact * Features marked with an asterisk were rated by the expert group as high positive impact across 3 or 4 domains including safety and quality. ** Features marked with two asterisks were classified as "aspirational". † Indicates an Australian agency or entity; there may be equivalent agencies or entities in other countries.

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