Accountable Care Organization (ACO)
Networks of physicians and other providers who work together to improve the quality of
healthcare services and reduce costs for a defined patient population.
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 20
Computerized provider order entry (CPOE)
A computer application that accepts the physician orders electronically, replacing handwritten or
verbal orders and prescriptions
An error in the process of ordering, dispensing, or admi
System acquisition refers to the process that occurs from the time the decision is made
to select a new system (or replace an existing system) until the time a contract has been
negotiated and signed.
*Planning and analysis p