Saving Lives, Saving Money: The Imperative for Computerized Physician Order Entry in Massachusetts Hospitals.
Approach to Improving Safety
Setting of Care
- Health Care Providers
- Facility and Group Administrators
- Risk Managers
- Information Professionals
- Policy Makers
Analyzing patient charts at six community hospitals in Massachusetts, this report reveals to what extent adopting computerized physician order entry could affect clinical outcomes and impart financial savings.