TABLE 3

DDI Alert Override Rates by Specialty, Top 5 DDI Pairs

DDI PairService LineOverride RateaP
Potassium chloride–spironolactoneCardiology, cardiology services0.94 (5901/6280).13
Intensive care0.91 (465/512)
Radiology1.00 (3/3)
Methadone–ondansetronGastroenterology0.87 (27/31).32
Hematology, oncology, BMT0.94 (881/942)
Intensive care0.98 (370/379)
Medicine0.98 (127/130)
Neurosurgery0.83 (53/64)
Orthopedics0.88 (199/227)
Other surgical services0.95 (77/81)
Pain treatment service1.00 (9/9)
Psychiatry1.00 (49/49)
Pulmonary0.97 (34/35)
Surgery0.91 (311/340)
Ketorolac–ibuprofenEmergency0.95 (518/548).27
Medicine0.97 (337/346)
Neurology0.94 (34/36)
Neurosurgery0.96 (51/53)
Orthopedics0.95 (176/185)
Other surgical services0.98 (138/141)
Surgery0.94 (177/188)
Cyclosporine–fluconazoleEmergency0.89 (17/19).25
Hematology, oncology, BMT0.89 (1552/1738)
Intensive care0.94 (31/33)
Other medical services1.00 (4/4)
Surgery1.00 (1/1)
Potassium chloride–enalaprilCardiology, cardiology services0.94 (1181/1256).20
Emergency0.80 (8/10)
Hematology, oncology, BMT0.92 (30/32)
Intensive care0.86 (51/59)
Medicine0.60 (3/5)
Orthopedics1.00 (2/2)
Surgery0.40 (2/5)
  • a Override rates are expressed as the number of overridden alerts divided by the number of presented alerts.