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What does CPOE stand for?

CPOE stands for Computerized Prescriber Order Entry

This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Information technology (IT) and computers
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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Facilities that use computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) reported fewer inpatient medication errors but more outpatient medication errors that reached or harmed patients than facilities without CPOE; however, the statistical significance of these differences could not be determined.
The database also helps system developers designing healthcare information technology systems for electronic health records (EHR), computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) and electronic prescribing systems comply with certification standards including those developed by the Child Health Work Group within CCHIT.
Schiff's study, Analysis of CPOE-Related Errors Reported to USP's MEDMARX Error Reporting System, will investigate errors associated with computerized prescriber order entry (CPOE) systems through an analysis of data from the US Pharmacopeia's MEDMARX error reporting system.