Nine tips to ensure a smooth CPOE implementation

Among the biggest IT challenges in healthcare today are the successful implementation of EMRs, computerized physician order entry and all the needed interfaces that support these two massive and incredibly important systems. During his tenure as CEO of McKee Medical Center in Loveland, Colo., Christopher Cornue oversaw implementations of both technologies as the organization converted from paper to fully digital. Writing on our Hospital Impact blog, Cornue shares nine key strategies that can help ensure a successful CPOE implementation. Physicians must have a voice in the process, he says, and project leaders must be responsive to the needs and concerns of patients, physicians and staff. See the entire list at Hospital Impact