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Committee on Patient Safety and Health Information Technology; Institute of Medicine. Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care. Washington (DC): National Academies Press (US); 2011 Nov 10.

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Health IT and Patient Safety: Building Safer Systems for Better Care.

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This report has been reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise, in accordance with procedures approved by the National Research Council’s Report Review Committee. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making its published report as sound as possible and to ensure that the report meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the deliberative process. We wish to thank the following individuals for their review of this report:

  • JOHN R. CLARKE, Drexel University
  • JANET M. CORRIGAN, National Quality Forum
  • KURTIS ELWARD, University of Virginia
  • JOHN GLASER, Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.
  • PETER BARTON HUTT, Covington & Burling, LLP
  • ROSS KOPPEL, University of Pennsylvania
  • GILAD KUPERMAN, New York–Presbyterian Hospital
  • NAJMEDIN MEHSKATI, University of Southern California
  • MARTYN THOMAS, Martyn Thomas Associates

Although the reviewers listed above have provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the conclusions or recommendations, nor did they see the final draft of the report before its release. The review of this report was overseen by ALFRED O. BERG, University of Washington School of Medicine, and BRADFORD H. GRAY, Urban Institute. Appointed by the National Research Council and Institute of Medicine, they were responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this report was carried out in accordance with institutional procedures and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content of this report rests entirely with the authoring committee and the institution.

Copyright 2012 by the National Academy of Sciences. All rights reserved.
Bookshelf ID: NBK189647


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