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Objective 3: Computerized Provider Order Entry

Measure 1

More than 60% of medication orders created by the Eligible Professional (EP) during the EHR reporting period are recorded using Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE).

  • Exclusion: Any EP that writes fewer than 100 medication orders during the EHR reporting period.

Measure 2

More than 30% of laboratory orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using CPOE.

  • Exclusion: Any EP that writes fewer than 100 laboratory orders during the EHR reporting period.

Measure 3

More than 30% of radiology orders created by the EP during the EHR reporting period are recorded using CPOE.

  • Exclusion: Any EP that writes fewer than 100 radiology orders during the EHR reporting period.

For an EP to successfully attest for Objective 3, they will need to meet the thresholds of the three measures. CPOE is when an EP records medication orders, lab orders and radiology orders within the patient’s chart. For more information please see Prescribe/ePrescribe a Medication and Create a Lab Order Request.

Attestation

An EP must report the thresholds for each measures as generated by the Meaningful Use Functional Measures Report for the designated reporting period. 

Audit Documentation

We recommend that a copy of your Meaningful Use Functional Measures Report is placed in your audit folder and retained for a minimum of 6 years after your attestation. Your audit folder will provide necessary verification if you are selected for a CMS Incentive Program audit.