The value that digitalization of medicines brings to hospital care is often expressed in monetary terms, as part of business cases to support implementation.

The recently published systematic review from Ahmed et al found some evidence of economic benefits from ePrescribing implementation, but paucity of good quality research in this area.

Ahmed, Z., Barber, N., Jani, Y., Garfield, S. and Franklin, B. D. (2016) Economic impact of electronic prescribing in the hospital setting: A systematic review. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 88, 1-7.  http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386505615300605