Physician Order Entry

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In my opinion, I think that physician order entry help reduce errors and save patients time. Ther is research that shows CPOE can reduce 48% compared with paper based orders. Computerized Physician Order Entry is a process that allows health care providers to use a computer to directly enter medical orders electronically as well as laboratory, admission, radiology, referral, and procedure orders. The primary benefit of CPOE is that it can help reduce errors related to poor handwriting or transcription of medication orders (Margaret Rouse, 2014). In hospitals, CPOE essentially eliminates the need for paper, handwritten orders and achieves cost savings through greater efficiency. CPOE systems with clinical decision support systems can improve
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