Computer Provider Order Entry (CPOE) is likely to revolutionize healthcare in the 21st century. It is also likely to dramatically change
and enhance the role of the hospital pharmacist.
While only a small number of hospitals are utilizing CPOE today, the Institute of Medicine has recommended implementation of these
electronic systems for prescribing drug therapy as a means to significantly improve patient safety.
In this video, experts in the field of Computer Provider Order Entry thoroughly explore the
potential and pitfalls of CPIE systems. The program features interviews with 7 thought leaders in Computer Provider Order Entry:
Rita Shane, PharmD, FASHP, Director of Pharmacy, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center; Rowell Daniels, MS, PharmD, Department of Pharmacy,
University of North Carolina Hospitals; Carl W. Armstrong, MD, Vice President and Senior Medical Advisor, Virginia Hospital & Healthcare
Asociation; Toby Clark, RPh, MSc, FASHP; James C. McAllister III, MS, Director, Department of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina
Hospitals; John Manzo, PharmD, FASHP, Director of Pharmacy, Montefiore Medical Center; James Knight, DPh, MS, FASHP, Director of
Pharmaceutical Service, Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Total Running Time: 27:50 minutes . Expiration Date: 8/31/03
Produced by Davids Productions, Inc., Montville, NJ.