Latest Computer physician order entry Stories

2012-03-12 14:19:29

A new study by Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) researchers found significant variation in the use of head computed tomography (CT) exams among doctors within the emergency department (ED).

2012-02-20 18:00:00

Aventura, a provider of context awareness software for hospitals, will debut a major new capability at HIMSS 12: the ability to auto-populate the patient’s record as physicians and nurses move

2012-02-13 11:00:00

The HIPAA-compliant APTUS™ platform bridges the gap between communications and healthcare IT infrastructure to enable mobile clinical unified communications. Silicon

2012-02-07 21:07:58

Despite a national mandate to implement electronic health records and computer order entry systems (CPOE) by 2014, only approximately 30 percent of hospitals nationwide have done so and around 40 percent of hospitals in the state of Massachusetts have made this transition.

2012-02-01 11:20:03

In an effort to reduce the inappropriate use of medical imaging and improve quality of care, a large, tertiary-care hospital has successfully implemented a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system with clinical decision support for radiology.

2012-02-01 07:09:42

Over 770,000 people are injured or die each year in hospitals from adverse drug events (ADEs). Estimates say that 28 percent to 95 percent of ADEs can be prevented by reducing medication errors through computerized monitoring systems.

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