TITLE

Leapfrog Group wants hospitals to monitor, not just implement, CPOE systems

AUTHOR(S)
Thompson, Cheryl A.
PUB. DATE
August 2010
SOURCE
American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy;8/15/2010, Vol. 67 Issue 16, p1310
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the call of Leapfrog Group for hospitals to regularly test and monitor their computerized prescriber-order-entry (CPOE) system after implementation to maximise its use. It mentions the use of simulation tool to evaluate the CPOE system. Comments from chairman David Knowlton of Leapfrog Group and clinical informatics pharmacist Anne M. Bobb of Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, Illinois on the use and maintenance of CPOE system are included.
ACCESSION #
52946781

 

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