A cold, hard look at the paperless medical practice

May 2005
Contemporary OB/GYN;May2005, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p15
Academic Journal
Presents findings of studies on the impact of computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems and clinical decision support systems (CDSS) on clinical care in the U.S., published in the 2005 issue of the "Journal of the American Medical Association." Situations in which a CPOE system was used in an urban tertiary care teaching hospital; Number of controlled trials in which CDSS improved physician performance; Primary challenge of CPOE and CDSS to medicine.


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