Table 2

Discrepancies found in medications within PharmaNet profiles as compared to BPMH by type
Discrepancy type Number of medication discrepancies documented, by type
Medication missing 1587 (44.78%)
Medication missing “current” flag indicator 920 (25.96%)
Medication listed with inaccurate frequency 520 (14.67%)
Medication listed with inaccurate dose 368 (10.38%)
Discontinued medication listed as “current” 108 (3.05%)
Unclear ingredient information or instructions 39 (1.10%)
Medication listed with inaccurate route 2 (0.05%)
Total Number of Medication Discrepancies 3544 (100%)

Price et al.

Price et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2012 12:42   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-12-42

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