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Hazards Tied to Medical Records Rush

  • July 20, 2014

CRICO’s national CBS data cited as source in Boston Globe feature article about adverse events involving EHRs

 


The Boston Globe article, Hazards tied to medical records rush, examines how present-day electronic health records (EHRs) may be a contributing factor to an adverse event. The article referenced a pilot study undertaken by CRICO to identify contributing factors to errors involving EHRs. The cases in that pilot study were coded over a one-year period and represent claims filed over the previous multiple years. (These cases did not all occur in a single year.)

Read the full-text article:

Rowland, C.  “Hazards tied to medical records rushBoston Globe. July 20, 2014