What Dangers Does EHR Adoption Present to Patient Safety?

Kyle Murphy | EHR Intelligence | June 23, 2014

The successful implementation and adoption of EHR technology could still lead to EHR-related patient safety concerns unless procedures are put in place to monitor and remediate them, according to research recently published in the Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association.

“Our findings underscore the importance of continuing the process of detecting and addressing safety concerns long after EHR implementation and ‘go-live’ has occurred. Having a mature EHR system clearly does not eliminate EHR-related safety concerns,” write Meeks et al...