The new book will not comfort hospital administrators struggling to install computerized physician order entry systems
or to comply with patient safety standards set by the two leading watchdogs: the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and The Leapfrog Group.
Computerized physician order entry systems
make the drudgery of the end of month order reconciliation go away.
The study was conducted for the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the New England Healthcare Institute, both of which advocate for adoption of computerized physician order entry systems
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The report, Role of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems
in Facilitating Medication Errors', identified 22 situations in which the CPOE system increased the probability of medication errors.
By year's end, at least one-third of all physicians will be routinely using an electronic health record, and one-third of hospitals will have adopted computerized physician order entry systems
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