Computerised Physician Order Entry

The use of computer-based systems to automate the medication ordering process
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Computerised physician order entry, standardised order forms, and alert systems are demonstrably successful in decreasing errors.
Results indicate that computerised physician order entry of chemotherapy order systems (C-CO) makes a significant difference in rational prescribing and reducing medication errors, and also helps healthcare professionals in clinical decision-making before ordering C-CO.
The North American computerised physician order entry market is projected to reach USD 835.1m by 2019, growing at a CAGR of 7.0% from 2014 to 2019, according to a report from market research firm MicroMarket Monitor.
The authors stated that prolonged data entry and user frustration were important causes of the failure of CPOE (computerised physician order entry) in their study [23].
The implementation marks a key step towards a closed loop medication process and builds upon the hospital's adoption of Eclipsys' computerised physician order entry (CPOE) solution in 2009.
* Computerised physician order entry (CPOE) can reduce the risk of misreading medication errors in prescriptions.
"Medication Errors: A Prospective Cohort Study of Hand-Written and Computerised Physician Order Entry in the Intensive Care Unit." Critical Care (London, U.K.) 9 (5): R516-21.
US-based electronic medical records software provider Reliable Health Systems, LLC's Visual EMR Software has been certified by Surescripts for computerised physician order entry, the company said on Tuesday.
DCHS has purchased software and services for the QCPR platform including interactive care-grid, order management, access management, clinical decision support, nursing documentation, chart management and additional software for scheduling, electronic document management, medical records, computerised physician order entry and patient registration.