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Healthcare Information Technology Exam Guide for CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician and HIT Pro Certifications by Brian Gugerty, Kathleen McCormick

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Frequently Asked Questions

The following are answers to frequently asked questions.

What Does CPOE (and CPOM) Stand For?

CPOE stands for computerized practitioner (or provider) order entry. The p stands for practitioner or provider rather than just physician, because licensed practitioners, nurses, and pharmacists can also enter orders. Another acronym occasionally used is CPOM, where the m stands for management, not just entry, of orders. Actions such as modifying, suspending, and discontinuing orders are often as important and more complex and challenging than order entry.

When a Pop-up Alert Is Overridden, Does That Mean It Wasn’t Useful?

Many studies have shown that override rates for pop-up alerts during CPOE are particularly high. However, ...

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