TABLE 1

Order Set Development Process, 2003

Preparation:
1. Define institutional standards and basic section headings for order sets
2. Identify department clinician champions
For each individual order set:
3. Collect and review any existing paper order sets
4. Solicit future state content from departmental champions
5. Create order set specification (Microsoft Word document)
6. Multidisciplinary review of order set specification
7. Resolve disagreements with help of department clinician champion
8. Build and test order set
9. Train end users
10. Go-live with order set