The Information Systems Steering Committee in conjunction with Administration has decided to implement a computerized physician order entry (CPOE) system. A separate CPOE committee is being created to control the implementation of the CPOE with the information System Steering Committee providing guidance.
As project manager, you have been given the responsibility for selecting the appropriate individuals – those with vested interest in the CPOE- for inclusion on this committee.
1. What department would you want represented on the CPOE committee ?
2. Who should the CPOE committee report to?
3. How frequently would you recommend that the CPOE committee report to the Information Systems Steering Committee?
4. What responsibilities should the CPOE committee have?