Recognizing these emerging risks, CRICO—the patient safety and medical malpractice insurer for the Harvard medical community—is taking action. The Massachusetts-based company has expanded its proprietary coding system to capture EHR-related problems that have contributed to patient harm, and to guide the hospitals, physicians, and other providers it serves toward addressing vulnerabilities in their systems.
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Ruder DB. Malpractice Claims Analysis Confirms Risks in EHRs. Patient Safety Qual Healthcare. Jan-Feb 2014:20-23.
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