More is not necessarily better, especially when it comes to alerts given by electronic medication management systems.

New research by Professor Johanna Westbrook and Associate Professor Melissa Baysari shows that a more evidence-based approach, combining learnings from nudge theory and choice architecture, is needed for hospitals to be able to deliver decision-making support system that will improve patient outcomes while reducing the burden on clinicians.

Read the full paper, Nudging hospitals towards evidence‐based decision support for medication management, in MJA.