Can Utilizing a Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) System Prevent Hospital Medical Errors and Adverse Drug Events?
Author: Charles, Krista; Cannon, Margaret; Hall, Robert; Coustasse, Alberto
Source: Perspectives in Health Information Management
Publication Date: October 2014
Computerized provider order entry (CPOE) systems allow physicians to prescribe patient services electronically. In hospitals, CPOE essentially eliminates the need for handwritten paper orders and achieves cost savings through increased efficiency. The purpose of this rese....