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AMIA Annu Symp Proc. 2008 Nov 6:1143.

Do electronic health records create more errors than they prevent?

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Partners HealthCare System, Inc., Wellesley, MA, USA.

Abstract

While use of electronic health records (EHRs) and electronic prescribing can prevent many medication errors, it may also create opportunities for new errors. Therefore, we conducted a study to examine providers' perception of opportunities for errors introduced by the use of EHRs.

PMID:
18998877
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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