Quantitative and qualitative comparison of text-based and graphical user interfaces for Computerized Provider Order Entry.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Limited prospective data exist that define advantages and disadvantages of text-based versus graphical user interfaces in Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE). We created a single set of admission orders in both formats and, using a randomized crossover design, assessed the usage and perceptions of the two interfaces by 51 physicians during the first six weeks (2 week blocks of one format, then the alternative, then free choice) following implementation in a postsurgical unit.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Musser, RC; Tcheng, JE

Published Date

  • 2006

Published In

Start / End Page

  • 1041 -

PubMed ID

  • 17238660

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC1839613

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1942-597X


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States