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EHR safety goes to court

  • June 25, 2016

An exploration EHR as it relates to serious patient safety concerns referenced CRICO and The Doctors Company (TDC). Data shows how EHR use can be a contributing factor to medical error based upon CRICO's CBS coding taxonomy.

 


Dr. Sarah Corley, vice chair of the HIMSS Electronic Health Records Association, said in a statement that EHR-related safety problems—and lawsuits over them—are minimal. She pointed to another study by a malpractice insurer, in this case CRICO, that, like the Doctors Co. study, found that EHR issues were associated with less than 1% of malpractice claims.

That “is a remarkable low number given how widespread EHRs have become,” she said.

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Schenker L. EHR safety goes to courtModern Healthcare. June 25, 2016