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Oct 27, 2016 2:15:00 PM · by David Kushan

RxNorm Provides Template for Improving CPOE Interoperability


RxNorm has transformed the pharmacy industry by helping to standardize drugs according to specific codes. RxNorm codes are essentially naming conventions that were devised so that pharmacists can know which codes are related to which drug through a unified coding system.

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Oct 24, 2016 10:00:00 AM · by David Kushan

Tips for Solving Common CPOE Issues


CPOE has been changing the course of pharmacies and hospitals throughout the last decade, and this process has escalated in the past five years with the adoption of ACA standards calling for EHR implementation. CPOE, along with clinical decision support (CDS) systems can lead the way toward a future in which adverse drug events (ADEs) are significantly reduced.

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Oct 17, 2016 10:05:00 AM · by David Kushan

Why Your Hospital Should Aim for CPOE Adoption Rates of 90%+

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Computer physician order entry, more commonly known as CPOE, is an electronic entry process for prescribing and administering medications. Implementing a CPOE system has proven to significantly reduce the frequency of medication errors.

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