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Unintended Consequences of EHR Systems: A Narrative Review

  • May 15, 2017

This paper reports on the common factors leading to unintended consequences and medical errors, while exploring mitigation factors to address the associated risks.


Authors evaluated research that examined unintended consequences of IT in health care, including data from a research study that analyzed EHR-related medical malpractice claims from the CRICO Strategies national Comparative Benchmarking System (CBS).

 

Citation for the Full-text Article

Vanderhook S, Abraham J. Unintended consequences of EHR systems: A narrative review. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care. May 15, 2017; 6(1):218–225. [Subscription may be required.]

 

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