computer physician order entry


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com·pu·ter phy·si·cian or·der en·try

(kŏm-pyū'tĕr fi-zish'ŭn ōr'dĕr en'trē)
An electronic prescribing system that allows physicians to enter orders into a computer.
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Hospitals must also fully meet Leapfrog's standards for implementing computer physician order entry systems.
The use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) systems in the hospital setting is gaining serious momentum.
A computer physician order entry (CPOE) system is now being created as the next enhancement to CareWeb.
The Top Hospitals designation, the most competitive hospital quality award in the nation, focuses on four areas of patient safety: the use of computer physician order entry to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
Areas evaluated include the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for performing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; adequate nurse and physician staffing; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors; and receipt of an "A" Hospital Safety Score.
We're already in the process of putting in a computer physician order entry system.
The survey focused on four critical areas of patient safety: the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors and other safe practices recommended by the National Quality Forum; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
To be included among Leapfrog's "Top Hospitals," medical centers, among other criteria, must have fulfilled stringent performance standards for high-risk procedures (such as heart bypass surgery) and fully met Leapfrog's standards for implementing computer physician order entry systems.
These criteria include measures for the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors and other safe practices recommended by the National Quality Forum; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
The Hospital Survey focuses on four critical areas of patient safety: the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors and other safe practices recommended by the National Quality Forum; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
The survey, which launched in 2001, focuses on four critical areas of patient safety: the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors and other safe practices recommended by the National Quality Forum; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
The annual survey focuses on four critical areas of patient safety: the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) to prevent medication errors; standards for doing high-risk procedures such as heart surgery; protocols and policies to reduce medical errors and other safe practices recommended by the National Quality Forum; and adequate nurse and physician staffing.
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