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Despite the apparent benefits of CPOE systems--a 2009 study by the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative and the New England Healthcare Institute concluded that CPOE systems could save hospitals up to $2.
To empirically assess the impact of CPOE systems usage on cost and process quality in the Medication Management Process, we merge available data from the American Hospital Association (AHA), HIMSS Analytics, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
It does seem clear that the federal government is committed to universal adoption of an electronic health record and a substantial part of that commitment is universal hospital adoption of CPOE.
In order to allow for a fair comparison, we defined full CPOE status conservatively and dichotomously as the most complete status of CPOE reported in each of the two surveys.
Exhibit 6 shows the medication errors experienced during the previous year in the local hospital and the expected reduction in errors if a CPOE system was installed.
Comments about communication from the interviewees indicated CPOE affects how individuals interact with one another.
As a result, "AMT believes that properly credentialed medical assistants are well qualified to perform the physical data entry function CPOE under the direct supervision of a licensed healthcare practitioner.
The purpose of this paper is to quantify the impact on hospitals' productivity associated with implementing CPOE technology (in particular, the prescription order entry component).
In addition, the experiences of all those children's hospitals that had implemented Cerner's core CPOE system strongly informed Longhurst and his colleagues at LPCH.
To accomplish this task, they selected an enterprise-wide electronic health record (EHR) that includes an inpatient CPOE system.
It's not uncommon for hospitals to have an external factor "pushing" CPOE implementation.