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Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE)

 

Computerized provider order entry is a key component of health information system that allows the entry of clinical orders and instructions for the treatment of patients by a practitioners. The orders are communicated through a computer network to staff or other various departments responsible for fulfilling an order, including pharmacy, food services, radiology or laboratory.

CPOE:

  1. speeds order completion,
  2. reduces errors related to handwriting or transcriptions,
  3. allows order entry at point-of-care or offsite,
  4. provides error checking for duplicate or incorrect doses or tests, and
  5. simplifies inventory and posting of charges.

 

 

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December 14th, 2013 at 12:43 pm