The Medical Center of Central Georgia recently transitioned to CPOE, but the hospital remains in the minority of those that had done so until very recently. Meanwhile, the challenges that linger for the hospitals that have yet to get on board remain tough to overcome.

Recently, the Medical Center of Central Georgia (MCCG), a Macon, Ga.-based 637-bed, full-service acute care hospital that serves 750,000 residents in the central and southern regions of the state, tapped healthcare information technology consultant HCI Group to assist with implementing its computerized provider order entry (CPOE) project as part of its overall transition to electronic health records (EHRs).

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Source: CMIO: Some Hospitals ‘Have No Plan’ For CPOE Implementation