Computerized provider order entry implementation: no association with increased mortality rates in an intensive care unit.

@article{Beccaro2006ComputerizedPO,
  title={Computerized provider order entry implementation: no association with increased mortality rates in an intensive care unit.},
  author={Mark A Del Beccaro and Howard E. Jeffries and Matthew A Eisenberg and Eric D Harry},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2006},
  volume={118 1},
  pages={290-5}
}
OBJECTIVE Our goal was to determine if there were any changes in risk-adjusted mortality after the implementation of a computerized provider order entry system in our PICU. METHODS Study was undertaken in a tertiary care PICU with 20 beds and 1100 annual admissions. Demographic, admission source, primary diagnosis, crude mortality, and Pediatric Risk of Mortality III risk-adjusted mortality were abstracted retrospectively on all admissions from the PICUEs database for the period October 1… CONTINUE READING

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