Pharmacy OneSource Announces Free Webinar on Software Alert Fatigue
Seger and Horn will discuss drug-drug interaction (DDI) alerting limitations and how it fails both patients and practitioners. They will review the results of studies evaluating DDI alerts and how they are received by practitioners. In addition, they will present information that will describe potential solutions to potentially improve the quality of DDI alerting. Common approaches to the problem of alert fatigue, including limiting the categories of alerts that trigger and database customization, will be reviewed with emphasis on the advantages and limitations of each approach.
From this presentation, attendees should be able to describe how DDI alerting works from an informatics perspective and develop strategies to enhance the quality of DDI alerting locally.
Alert Fatigue with Drug-Drug Interaction Software: The Way Forward
DATE: Wednesday, June 22, 2011
TIME: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST
About the Presenters: Andy Seger graduated with a BS in Pharmacy in 1984 and Doctor of Pharmacy in 2003 from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. He is currently a Senior Research Pharmacist with Clinical Quality & Analysis, Information Systems at Partners HealthCare Systems and The Division of General Internal Medicine & Primary Care at Brigham & Women’s Hospital. In addition, he is a Senior Research Pharmacist in The Venous Thromboembolism Research Group in the Cardiovascular Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
John Horn is a Professor of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy and an Associate Director of the University of Washington Medical Center Pharmacy Services. He has authored over 175 articles related to drug interactions. He is co-author of The Top 100 Drug Interactions; A Guide to Patient Management. Horn has co-authored the reference text Hansten and Horn’s Drug Interactions Analysis and Management for over 20 years.
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