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Challenging EMR Complacency

  • September 13, 2013

In a recently released video, CRICO offers a vision of how EMRs of the future might improve healthcare safety for both patient and physician.


CRICO has produced a new video that embodies a vision of the future: it shows how electronic medical records (EMRs) might
be embedded into the physician workflow in a way that would improve healthcare delivery. [...] The dramatization represented in this 10-minute film, “Better, Safer Care: Imagining a Medical Record of the Future,” is based on real MPL cases.

 

 

Read the full-text article:

Padoll M. Challenging EMR Complacency. Inside Medical Liability. [Reprinted from the Third Quarter 2013 issue of Inside Medical Liability, PIAA.  Copyright, 2013]

 

The video discussed in the article can be viewed on CRICO’s YouTube channel at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHMJaV7zJxE