Weekly Order "rewrite" in EHR

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Randi Trope
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Weekly Order "rewrite" in EHR

There has been some discussion in our institution about re-instituting a weekly order "rewrite" in the EHR similar to what was done back when we were on paper.

The thought that some have is that this will eliminate some of the errors we are seeing in relation to timing and meds "falling off the MAR."

I've been arguing against this practice as I think it will increase other errors and increase workload for all (physicians, nurses and pharmacists).

Can you provide me your pros/cons for this practice as well as any supporting literature?