Table 1

Breakdown of the number of items and orders by item type

All ordersOrders from order sets
Number of items Number of orders Number of items Number of orders
Medication83684 715 232 (28%)11511 441 338 (59%)
Blood product4413 415 (2%)4112 578 (5%)
Laboratory159911 008 302 (64%)529849 886 (34%)
Imaging1137935 510 (5%)10145 406 (2%)
Total11 10817 072 45917852 449 208
  • Laboratory items were the most commonly ordered among all orders (64%) while medication items were the most commonly ordered from order sets (59%).