Funding for this research was provided by:
IMS Institute for healthcare informatics
Received: 17 May 2018
Accepted: 3 October 2018
First Online: 16 October 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Ethical approval was also obtained from the Ethics Committee of School of Social Development and Public Policy, Beijing Normal University, China. Any identifying information on the prescriptions including patients’ images, names, initials or hospital numbers is not included since the data extraction.
: Not Applicable.
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