There is overwhelming evidence that supports the value gained by the implementation of EHRs along with computerized physician order entry (CPOE) systems. However, no one is acknowledging the data that supports the notion that actual harm could result from these types of systems. With that in mind, please respond to the following:
- Discuss the potential harm that could result from the implementation of EHRs and CPOE.
- Is this a case where the good outweighs the bad?