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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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PatientKeeper CPOE enables hospitals to rapidly and cost-effectively deploy a physician order entry system as an overlay to their current hospital information system; there is no need to "rip and replace" existing IT infrastructure.
And one of those hypotheses is that a lot of people point to medications as a reason to implement CPOE, right?
For CPOE tools to be effective, they need to connect to pharmacies, laboratories, radiology and other providers, so that when someone enters an order the system will:
CPOE Systems, According to Data from the Leapfrog Group, Do an Inconsistent Job of Shielding Patients from Serious Errors.
The challenges with CPOE happen to overlap with a rise in the technology's use--the global market for CPOE systems is likely to reach $1.
In contrast to the strong support and enthusiasm for encouraging EHR technology use among policy makers, extant literature has demonstrated mixed effects of CPOE and other EHR technologies on efficiency and process compliance (Menachemi and Collum 2011).
Likewise, if national measures of CPOE do not agree, it is possible that one or both measures are not valid.
After making the decision, they worked with vice presidents and department heads to convince all involved of the necessity of the EHR with CPOE.
A future value stream map is proposed relating to a CPOE process, and potential cost reductions are evaluated.
The newsletter details numerous case studies to help health care organizations get the highest value and ROI out of their EMR and CPOE systems.
Completed CPOE implementation currently ranges between 3-10% of all facilities nationwide.