Computerized Physician Order Entry: Redefining Teaching models for Health Care Workers

ID: 43347 Type: Best Practices Session
  1. Janice Qualls-Harris, University of Phoenix, United States

Thursday, June 26 11:55 AM-12:15 PM Location: B1097 View on map

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Abstract: Teaching strategies for health care professionals have not been re-defined or modified since the passage of Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act. HITECH passed as part of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA). Health care workers must demonstrate literacy in information technology for deliverance of patient care under the HITECH ruling. The federal government has required that health care administrators establish meaningful use for electronic health records technology (Devine et al., 2010). Health care administrators will receive millions of dollars in financial incentives for compliance (Simon et al., 2013). Health care professions must learn how to use electronic health records technology to establish meaningful use for their organizations. The use of computerized physician/provider order entry (CPOE) software was the first stage in establishing meaningful use. However, the challenge is how to ensure knowledge acquisiti


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