265.020 Comprehensive Analysis of Potential Errors Facilitated by the Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems

265.020

Comprehensive Analysis of Potential Errors Facilitated by the Implementation of Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems: The Texas Medical Association (1) monitors the potential increase in errors incurred by computerized physician order entry (CPOE) adoption in hospitals and ambulatory clinics and suggest suitable solutions or alternatives including CPOE standardization; (2) works with patient safety organizations that are willing to develop mechanisms for physicians to report safety-related issues regarding medical records and other health information technology for the purpose of aggregating these issues and developing recommendations to drive changes for best practices for the improvement of patient safety; and (3) the Texas Delegation to the AMA will carry a resolution to the AMA House of Delegates asking AMA to conduct a comprehensive study of the impact of computerized CPOE adoption on errors in hospitals and ambulatory clinics and suggest suitable solutions or alternatives such as CPOE standardization within different EHR systems (Res. 415-A-12).

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October 07, 2016