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CPOE

(Computerized Prescriber/Physician/Provider Order Entry) Entering patient treatment instructions into the computer by the attending physician. In a hospital CPOE system, data are immediately available to nurses and physicians in all departments, greatly reducing the errors and delays associated with handwritten instructions. Electronic systems date back to the 1970s; however, as of 2010, many hospitals and private clinics have yet to computerize treatment instructions. See EHR, HIT and healthcare IT.
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The proposed rule goes on to emphasize that, although employers have discretion to determine what type of credential will assure that their staff has the requisite clinical training to perform the CPOE function, providers may not use "laypersons" for this purpose.
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Accurate nursing documentation in the EHR and applying clinical reasoning to CPOE order verification should be a daily occurrence for nurses where the EHR has been implemented.
Feedback from these early adopters is very positive," KLAS analyst Mark Allphin wrote in the report, entitled "PatientKeeper 2013: A New Take on Inpatient CPOE.
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Recently meaningful use has provided economic incentives to hasten the adoption of CPOE, and many hospitals are rapidly building clinical content for their CPOE applications and struggling with the most efficient mechanism to introduce them to their clinicians.
CPOE both necessitates, and facilitates, changes in the workflows, thinking processes, and behavior of all clinical departments.
The internal consistency, level of agreement, and responsiveness of CPOE measures are important components of high-quality and generalizable research regarding CPOE use and adoption.
For each assessment, a participating physician enters about 50 test orders for 10-12 test patients into the local electronic health record via its CPOE and notes any guidance provided by the software's decision report module.
The concept of CPOE revolves around creating an information system that will help eliminate or minimize medication errors generated in the value stream.
The higher adoption rate of HIS, EMR and other e-health services has directly impacted the growth of the CPOE systems market.