CalcSteth.300The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality will present a webinar Monday, August 29, from 12:30 – 2p.m. ET, to discuss the safe use of electronic health record systems. More specifically, the program will focus on methods for evaluating the safety of computer provider order entry (CPOE).

Topics of discussion will include recommendations for ways to identify ‘wrong-patient’ errors when ordering medications and tests as well as updates to a CPOE evaluation tool that assesses safety-critical decision support alerts.

Jason Adelman, M.D., Columbia University, and David Classen, M.D., FACMI, University of Utah, will serve as presenters for the program, and Ed Lomotan, M.D., Center for Evidence and Practice Improvement, AHRQ, will preside as moderator.

Participants can earn 1.5 hours of continuing medical education credits or continuing education units. To register or to learn more, click here.