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					CPOE allows the physicians to send treatment and medical orders without writing it on paper. This prevents them from committing errors located in various places. It can be consisted of PowerOrders, ordering application; Care Documentation, Medication Administration Record for automated clinical documentation; FirstNet for ED care management, including an "electronic grease board;" CareNet for nursing; RadNet for ordering and tracking radiology reports, and PharmNet for pharmacy operations. BPOC is implemented by central pharmacy automation, which resulted in significant improvements in medication safety, process improvement for both nursing and pharmacy, and considerable cost savings.BPOC is composed of scanning bar coded meds at the bedside and and making pharmacy distribution safer or more efficient.


				
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