Healthcare Policy Analysis

The objective of this study is to conduct a healthcare policy analysis and recommend changes.

Presently, there is not an across-the-board implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) or prescriptions and this can be critical in reducing adverse drug events. This study argues that the use of the Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) should be implemented and utilized across the entire health care system.

Review of Studies on the Use of CPOE

The work of Steele and DeBrow (nd) states that computerized provider order entry (CPOE) is an electronic process "that allows a health care provider to enter orders electronically and to manage the results of those orders. CPOE has received increased attention, based on the Institute of Medicine (IOM) reports, To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System and Crossing the Quality Chasm: A New Health System for the 21st Century, and the recommendation of...
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