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Electronic health records and national patient-safety goals

Hospitals and clinics are adapting to new technologies and implementing electronic health records, but the efforts need to be aligned explicitly with goals for patient safety. EHRs bring the risks of both technical failures and inappropriate use, but they can also help to monitor and improve patient safety.

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Sittig, Dean F.; Singh, Hardeep, N Engl J Med, 367(19), 1854-1860, DOI: 10.1056/NEJMsb1205420

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25 June 2013 | Categories: Science | Country: United States | EHR: EHR, EHR USA | Tag(s): Meaningful Use, Patient Safety, Security
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