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Computer aided prescribing: Software needs to take account of how doctors prescribe

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7455.1565-b (Published 24 June 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1565
  1. Anthony N Glaser (tonyglaser@mindspring.com), private practitioner of family medicine
  1. 108 Scott Court, Summerville, SC 29483, USA

    EDITOR—Ferner's article is a rational appraisal of computer aided prescribing.1 Such prescribing has great potential but if the software is designed without knowledge of how doctors prescribe it won't be used effectively. The old “garbage in, garbage out” rule still applies. …

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