ERIC Number: EJ457736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Introducing Physician Order Entry at a Major Academic Medical Center: I. Impact on Organizational Culture and Behavior.
Massaro, Thomas A.
Academic Medicine, v68 n1 p20-25 Jan 1993
Implementation of the University of Virginia Medical Center's computerized system for mandatory recordkeeping of physician orders is discussed, focusing on administrative issues: delays, costs, disruption of work routine and behavior, and the need to bring in a senior management team. Recommendations are made for institutions with similar problems. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Case Studies, Computer Oriented Programs, Cost Effectiveness, Costs, Efficiency, Graduate Medical Education, Group Dynamics, Higher Education, Management Information Systems, Medical Case Histories, Professional Education, Program Effectiveness, Recordkeeping, Teaching Hospitals, Work Environment
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
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