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Table 5 Respondents' perceived weaknesses with ePrescribing

From: Physicians' attitudes towards ePrescribing – evaluation of a Swedish full-scale implementation

Question Opiniona n %b
What weaknesses do you associate with the EHR-system that you use for ePrescribing? Describe the events or features that you think are particularly hard/not so good.c   
  Drug choice is complicated 38 21
  No link between ePrescriptions and ApoDos/e-Dosd 21 12
  Complicated in general, e.g. many mouse clicks 20 11
  The cancel-/return function is inadequate 16 9
  Satisfied 10 6
  Several patients can be displayed at the same time 8 4
  ePrescription for extemporaneous preparations, non-approved drugs, and to patients seeking asylum is impossible/hard 7 4
  Do not get a receipt from the pharmacy 5 3
  Discontinuation of treatment is complicated 5 3
  The overview of the patient's prescribed drugs is disordered 5 3
  Insufficient warning of drug interactions 3 2
  No warning of too high doses 2 1
  Too easy 2 1
  Other 28 16
  Total (139 respondents) 170  
  1. a Respondents expressed their opinions in free text answers which have been categorised. b Part (%) of the total number of respondents (N = 180). c Completeness rate 0.77 (139/180). d Multi-Dose drug dispensing