Glossary of Health Care and Medical Terms

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CPOE is one of the core meaningful use criteria for qualifying for electronic health record (EHR) incentive money. It stands for Computerized Physician Order Entry or Computerized Provider Order Entry or Computerized Prescriber Order Entry. For most private practice physicians, meeting the CPOE meaningful use criteria is merely the entry of prescription data into the electronic health record (EHR) system.

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