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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, many hospitals and private clinics have yet to computerize treatment instructions. See EHR, HIT and healthcare IT.
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Campbell, Guappone, Sittig, Dykstra, and Ash (2009) focused on unintended consequences related to workflow with CPOE. Researchers conducted 32 oral history reviews and performed over 400 hours of observation, shadowing 95 clinical providers from diverse settings that included large, academic hospitals, community teaching hospitals, and an acute care county teaching hospital.
The purpose of this paper is to quantify the impact on hospitals' productivity associated with implementing CPOE technology (in particular, the prescription order entry component).
The aim of this study was to measure the effect of a CPOE system on the frequency with which clinicians notify hematology laboratories about patients on heparin or warfarin treatment when ordering an aPTT or a PT or INR test and the subsequent effect on TATs.
The peak of lab ordering occurred in December 2013, which coincided with the launching of CPOE. Data was collected over a four-year period from January 2012 to June 2016.
(The authors did not gather data that would indicate if specific EHR systems were more user-friendly than others.) Satisfaction with CPOE use was similar: 38.1% were satisfied or very satisfied, 41.9% were dissatisfied or very dissatisfied, and 20% were neutral.
CDS in laboratory test ordering may take many forms, such as order bundles or templates, test reflex algorithms, and CPOE alerts (5).
Key players in the North American CPOE market are Carestream Health, Inc., eClinicalWorks LLC, McKesson Corp., athenahealth, Siemens Healthcare AG (Germany), Allscripts, GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare (Netherlands), Epic Systems Corp., and Cerner Corp.
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." "PatientKeeper's overall performance score of 86.4 places it in the upper tier of vendors and products rated by providers.
Included in this module are setup and food order, automatic meal charge with discounting capture, inventory tracking, data analysis tools, bulk purchasing, point of sales, UPC support, seamless integration with HIS, CPOE and EHR.
They were diagnostic, not medication orders, however; the hospital began transitioning to medication orders in 2011, at which time, the conversion to CPOE began.
A new study finds nurses' satisfaction levels increased significantly after months of using computerized provider order entry (CPOE).