TITLE

Not so fast

AUTHOR(S)
Daly, Rich
PUB. DATE
November 2011
SOURCE
Modern Healthcare;11/14/2011, Vol. 41 Issue 46, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report issued by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) about the intersection of information technology (IT) and patient safety. According to the IOM report, there is a need to create a new agency to probe deaths, injuries and unsafe conditions associated with health IT. It pointed out the lack of information for assessing dangers accurately. Examples were also included in the report highlighting the significance of health IT implementation.
ACCESSION #
67376049

 

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