Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems Contributing to Medication Errors – A Paradox
- At: 2012 FIP Congress in Amsterdam (the Netherlands)
- Type: Poster
- By: HAMMAD, Muhammad (Aga Khan University Hospital, Department of Pharmacy Services, Karachi, Pakistan)
Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) systems are a revolution in the healthcare industry and widely regarded as the technological solution to preventable medication errors. The available literature supports that CPOE can reduce the medication errors from 50 – 80 %. However, there are some reports and opinions that CPOE not only The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.