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Contact Information:
POET/Joan Ash, Ph.D.
Oregon Health & Science University
Department of Medical Informatics & Clinical Epidemiology
3181 S.W. Sam Jackson Park Road
Mailcode: BICC
Portland, OR 97239-3098
   CPOE Links

  • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

    The report "Making Health Care Safer" contains multiple chapters, including Chapter 6: Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE) with Clinical Decision Support Systems (CDSSs)

  • The Leapfrog Group

    Comprised of more than 100 public and private organizations that provide health care benefits, The Leapfrog Group works with medical experts throughout the United States to identify problems and propose solutions that it believes will improve hospital systems that could break down and harm patients. Their reports on CPOE are found here.

  • CSC

    This consulting firm works in the healthcare industry, and has written a number of reports on CPOE, such as "Computerized Physician Order Entry: Costs, Benefits and Challenges A Case Study Approach." [This links to a file in PDF format - if you need to obtain the free Adobe Acrobat software to read PDF documents, click here.]

  • California Healthcare Foundation

    CHF is sponsoring The Quality Initiative, which includes a fact sheet on CPOE. [This links to a file in PDF format - if you need to obtain the free Adobe Acrobat software to read PDF documents, click here.]

  • The American Hospital Association

    AHA released a 50 page report on CPOE as part of their Quality and Patient Safety Key Initiative. Click here for an executive summary. The complete report may be ordered from the AHA.

  • The Informatics Review

    This is an on-line serial devoted to helping clinicians and information systems professionals keep up with the latest developments in the rapidly changing field of Clinical Informatics.



Last Modified: June 22, 2010