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Enhancing patient safety through innovations in computerized physician order entry system – experience from a teaching hospital in pakistan

  • At: 2010 FIP Congress in Lisbon (Portugal)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: AHSAN, Salwa (Aga Khan University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan)
  • Co-author(s): Raza, Syed Shamim (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Muhammad, Hammad (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Mobin, Shahana (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
    Ansari, Asif (Aga Khan University Hospital, KARACHI, Pakistan)
  • Abstract:

    Introduction:

    Several patients are adversely affected by medication errors annually and prescribing errors contribute up to 39-49% errors. At our institution, the computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system was implemented in 1997 in order to reducing medication error and improving patient safety. Since its inception, the error rate has..

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Last update 4 October 2019

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