Journal Article

Assessing the anticipated consequences of computer-based provider order entry at three community hospitals using an open-ended, semi-structured survey instrument.

Sittig DF; Ash JS; Guappone KP; Campbell EM; Dykstra RH.

This study surveyed clinicians to gauge their concerns about computerized provider order entry (CPOE) prior to implementation. The authors discovered that the most common unintended consequences anticipated were more or new work for clinicians, workflow issues, and never-ending system demands.