Optimizing standard patient management through order sets - impact on care (blood cultures)

Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009:143:487-95.


We show that order set design and support must be thoughtful to result in improved quality of care and reduced waste and that order set use should be monitored to confirm expected impact and detect unanticipated consequences.

MeSH terms

  • Blood Chemical Analysis / standards*
  • Blood Chemical Analysis / statistics & numerical data
  • Humans
  • Medical Order Entry Systems*
  • Patient Care / standards*
  • Quality of Health Care