Research Project CPOE Systematic Review
Project: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of CPOE systems
   
Team: Elske Ammenwerth, Petra Schnell-Inderst, Christof Machan Uwe Siebert
   
Duration: 2006 - 2008
   
Background: CPOE systems promise to reduce medication error rates and to increase patient safety.
   
Objectives:

To develop a systematic review and a meta-analysis on CPOE system, and to discuss methodological problems when developing meta-analysis on health IT systems.

   
Methods: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
   
Results:

The results have been published in JAMIA (2008).

The publication received the David-Sackett-Price 2009 of the German Netwerk for Evidence-Based Medicine.

   
Selected publication:

Ammenwerth E, Schnell-Inderst P, Hoerbst A. The Impact of Electronic Patient Portals on Patient Care: A Systematic Review of Controlled Trials. J Med Internet Res 2012;14(6):e162. doi:10.2196/jmir.2238.

(A complete list of all publications can be found on our Publications page.)