EHRs can be a powerful tool in fighting hospital acquired infections, as one recent study shows.
Whenever debates about paper records versus EHRs erupt, parties on both sides of the issue inevitably cite data accuracy and readability as concerns for both formats.
More lawsuits against electronic health record (EHR) vendors that skirt “meaningful use” EHR Incentive Program requirements are likely on the horizon, according to a whistleblower attorney from Washington, DC.
Patient safety is an organizational responsibility. But concern over the astonishing rate of development and adoption of EHRs in recent years has also provided potential for risk and safety issues.
Google recently announced a partnership with University of Chicago Medicine to use information collected in EHRs to predict and prevent certain risk factors.