CPOE workarounds, boundary objects, and assemblages

  title={CPOE workarounds, boundary objects, and assemblages},
  author={Xiaomu Zhou and Mark S. Ackerman and Kai Zheng},
We conducted an ethnographically based study at a large teaching hospital to examine clinician workarounds engendered by the adoption of a Computerized Prescribe Order Entry (CPOE) system. Specifically, we investigated how adoption of computerized systems may alter medical practice, order management in particular, as manifested through the working-around behavior developed by doctors and nurses to accommodate the changes in their day-to-day work environment. In this paper, we focus on… CONTINUE READING
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