Electronic Health Records

CPOE Implementation

EHR Use, CPOE System Use Common at Majority of US Hospitals

September 11, 2017 - A study published in the September issue of the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy (AJHSP) found 99 percent of surveyed hospitals participate in EHR use, while about 96 percent of hospitals use computerized prescriber order-entry (CPOE) systems with clinical decision support. The national survey administered and analyzed by Pederson, et al. assessed responses from pharmacy directors...


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Hospitals Lag in CPOE Implementation, Errors Persist

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Despite the reported benefits of computerized physician order entry in reducing adverse drug events, many hospitals have yet to move forward with CPOE implementation, according to a new report published by The Leapfrog Group. CPOE use, however,...

How CPOE Adoption Helps Clinicians Treat Stroke Effectively

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

In the emergency department, clinicians must move quickly to treat patients with serious conditions with little margin for error. Based on findings of a recent Kaiser Permanente study, computerized physician order entry (CPOE) can make a meaningful...

What is the future of computerized physician order entry?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Earlier this year members of the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) pointed to the abundance of published research demonstrating the positive influence of the EHR Incentive Programs and their meaningful...

How important is physician engagement to CPOE adoption?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) aims at preventing potential errors or problems associated with orders that could negatively impact a patient’s safety or ultimately his health outcome. Each is an important requirement in the EHR...

Overcoming barriers to decision support, CPOE at ThedaCare

by Sponsored Content

The healthcare industry is sitting at the threshold of a unique point in time where the convergence of many technological advances could truly impact the future of care delivery in a dramatic way. When point-of-care clinical decision support...

What are the benefits of CPOE to providers, patients?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) is one of several features that the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) view as crucial to improving healthcare...

Meaningful use attestation without organization-wide CPOE

by Sponsored Content

While many hospitals are working toward Stage 2 Meaningful Use, there are others still focused on attesting for Stage 1. Additionally, some organizations do not have the financial or talent resources necessary to make sweeping enterprise-wide...

How is CPOE more than cookbook medicine in the EMR?

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) is quite adamant about the role of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) in ensuring the delivery of evidence-based, high-quality, and most importantly safe care...

CPOE: Biggest challenges and best practices

by Kyle Murphy, PhD

Computerized physician order entry (CPOE) is a core measure in meaningful use; in fact, it’s the first core measure listed in Stage 1 Meaningful Use. And if recent studies of healthcare executives and providers are true, CPOE represents one...

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