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Computerized Provider Order Entry Systems for Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines

Last updated: November 2, 2020
Project Number: RB1526-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Device
Report Type: Summary of Abstracts
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests?
  2. What is the cost-effectiveness of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests?
  3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests?

Key Message

One systematic review was identified regarding the clinical effectiveness of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests. One economic evaluation was identified regarding the cost-effectiveness of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests. No evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the use of computerized provider order entry systems for the management of laboratory and diagnostic tests.