Dr. J.E. Klopotowska

Main activities
Medication Safety, Clinical Decision Support, Ehealth
Focus of research

- measurement of Adverse Drug Events, Medication Errors, and Quality Indicators
- implementation of (multifaceted) interventions aimed at prescribing and monitoring stage of medication process,
- implementation of Electronic Medical Record in hospitals,
- design and implementation of Computerized Clinical Decision Support for medication prescribing
- medication review for older patients,
- medication reconciliation.


Key publications
  • Klopotowska JE, Wierenga PC, Stuijt CCM, Arisz L, Dijkgraaf MGW, Kuks PFM, Asscheman H, de Rooij SE, Lie-A-Huen L, Smorenburg SM [Contributors: Roskam M, Tsoi K, Tjoa M, Hoekstra JLB, Jansen MEP, Meijer WG, van der Kleij BM, Lagaay AM, van der Hoeven RTM]] , Adverse drug events in older hospitalized patients: results and reliability of a comprehensive and structured identification strategy. PLOS ONE 2013;8 (8):e71045 [PubMed]
  • Klopotowska JE, Wierenga PC, Smorenburg SM, Stuijt CCM, Arisz L, Kuks PFM, Dijkgraaf MGW, Lie-A-Huen L, de Rooij SE, Recognition of adverse drug events in older hospitalized medical patients. EUR J CLIN PHARMACOL 2013;69 (1):75-85 [PubMed]
  • Klopotowska JE, Kuiper R, van Kan HJ, de Pont AC, Dijkgraaf MG, Lie-A-Huen L, Vroom MB, Smorenburg SM, On-ward participation of a hospital pharmacist in a Dutch intensive care unit reduces prescribing errors and related patient harm: an intervention study. CRIT CARE 2010;14 (5):R174 [PubMed]
  • Klopotowska JE, Wierenga PC, de Rooij SE, Stuijt CC, Arisz L, Kuks PF, Dijkgraaf MG, Lie-A-Huen L, Smorenburg SM [Contributors: Hoekstra JLB, Jansen MEP, Meijer WG, van der Kleij BM, Lagaay AM, van der Hoeven RTM]] , The effect of an active on-ward participation of hospital pharmacists in Internal Medicine teams on preventable Adverse Drug Events in elderly inpatients: protocol of the WINGS study (Ward-oriented pharmacy in newly admitted geriatric seniors). BMC HEALTH SERV RES 2011;1 (1):11-124 [PubMed]
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Research programmes

Prof. dr. A. Abu-Hanna (Methodology in Medical Informatics)