[Skip to Content]
Access to paid content on this site is currently suspended due to excessive activity being detected from your IP address 54.147.238.62. Please contact the publisher to request reinstatement.
[Skip to Content Landing]
Citations 0
Letters
July 13, 2005

Computerized Physician Order Entry Systems and Medication Errors

Author Affiliations
 

Letters Section Editor: Robert M. Golub, MD, Senior Editor.

JAMA. 2005;294(2):178-181. doi:10.1001/jama.294.2.179-b

To the Editor: Dr Koppel and colleagues1 discuss errors that may have occurred as residents, using a CPOE system, chose from preset prescribing templates, sometimes overlooking specific patient needs. My experience in an academic internal medicine residency program suggests that CPOE may also detract from physician development when trainees rely on preset orders in lieu of carefully considering treatment decisions.

First Page Preview View Large
First page PDF preview
First page PDF preview
×