Seeing the Light with CPOE

Serb, Chris
February 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2009, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p36
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the use of computer physician order entry (CPOE) in hospitals in the U.S. Assembling a broad-based, cross-functional forum of clinical leaders is the most critical part of building a CPOE. Piedmont Hospital custom-built an alert system to warn physicians about the problem. It considered the process an opportunity to improve outcomes by building and automating similar prompts in areas like sepsis and deep-vein thrombosis. INSET: ELECTRONIC BED TRACKING.


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