Stage 1 - Objective 3: Computerized Provider Order Entry

An EP, through a combination of meeting the thresholds and exclusions (or both), must satisfy all three measures for this objective;

 

  • Measure 1: For Stage 1 providers in 2015, more than 30 percent of all unique patients with at least one medication in their medication list seen by the EP during the EHR reporting period have at least one medication order entered using CPOE; or more than 30 percent of medication orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry.

 

Exclusion:  Any EP who writes fewer than 100 medication orders during the EHR reporting period.

 

  • Measure 2: More than 30 percent of laboratory orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry.

 

Exclusion: More than 30 percent of laboratory orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry.

 

  • Measure 3: More than 30 percent of radiology orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using computerized provider order entry.

 

Exclusion: Any EP who writes fewer than 100 radiology orders during the EHR reporting period.

  

Next Steps:

 

Measure 1 How To (Website):

Step 1. Open up a patient's chart from Patient Lists or use the spotlight search:

Step 2: Click on "Medication list":

 

Step 3: Click on the edit button toward the medication (if it is an existing med) or click on “+ Add Medication” and enter the name of the drug:

Step 4: Choose the “Ordered status” from the dropdown (Status such Discontinued and Paper Rx will not earn you credit for this measure):

 

 

Step 5: Then click on “Save” to save your changes:

 

 

Measure 2 How To (Website)

Step 1: 

  1. Search for the patient you want to enter the labs in the spotlight search in the upper right corner, or through your patients list:

Step 2: When in the patient's file click on "Lab Orders":

 

Step 3:  Next, enter the result values into the given fields and select the “Lab Order Status”:

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Submit Order" to complete the process:

 

Measure 3 How To (Website):

Step 1: Search for the patient you would like to enter the imaging order by using the spotlight search in the upper right corner, or through your patients list:

 

 

Step 2: When in the patients file click on "Clinical Dashboard" then scroll to the bottom and click on “Imaging Orders” (option under “Additional Options”):

Step 3: Enter in the result values into the given fields:

 

Step 4: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on "Submit Order" to complete the process:

 

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