CPOM is an acronym for Computerized
Provider Order Management
C – computerized. Orders will convert from
a paper to an electronic format.
P – provider. This includes any ordering
licensed provider: physicians, nurse
practitioners, physician assistants.
O – order. This refers to the order selection
of tests, medications and other patient care
M – management. Electronic order
- reduce clerical errors and eliminate
- reduce time required to process orders
- provide critical clinical information to the
The implementation timeline is Late Fall 2013.