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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)
  • Abstract:


    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


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Last update 4 October 2019

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