Implementing electronic medication management at an Australian teaching hospital

Richard O Day, David J Roffe, Katrina L Richardson, Melissa T Baysari, Nicholas J Brennan, Sandy Beveridge, Teresa Melocco, John Ainge and Johanna I Westbrook
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): 498-502. || doi: 10.5694/mja11.10451
  • Richard O Day1
  • David J Roffe1
  • Katrina L Richardson1
  • Melissa T Baysari1,2
  • Nicholas J Brennan1
  • Sandy Beveridge1
  • Teresa Melocco1
  • John Ainge3
  • Johanna I Westbrook2

  • 1 St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, NSW.
  • 2 Australian Institute of Health Innovation, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 3 iSOFT Australia, Sydney, NSW.


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