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Digital Drug Ordering Reduces Errors but Exposes Weaknesses in System

CPOE shows importance of accurate data entryGarbage in, garbage out. The old adage holds true in many aspects of our lives. And, as the healthcare system is learning, life in our data-driven society is placing crucial importance on the accuracy of the information being put into the nation’s electronic medical records systems.

According to a story published this month in USA Today, hospital errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. And, one ...

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