Journal Article

The National Quality Forum safe practice standard for computerized physician order entry: updating a critical patient safety practice.

Kilbridge PM, Classen DC, Bates DW, et al. Journal of Patient Safety. 2008;2.

The authors discuss the National Quality Forum (NQF) computerized physician order entry (CPOE) standard, review the evidence of CPOE efficacy, document impact and metrics, describe CPOE implementation challenges, and suggest updates to the current NQF standard.