Hospital sees a big spike in duplicate orders with CPOE

08/16/2011 | InformationWeek

A study in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association found that the rates of repetitive drug orders dramatically increased after implementing CPOE and clinical decision support tools at a rural teaching hospital with 400 beds. Researchers cited poorly developed CDS and drug database systems, provider ordering procedures and communication issues during handoffs as key factors contributing to the duplicate errors.

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