Does Information Technology Increase or Decrease Hospitals' Risk? An Empirical Examination of Computerized Physician Order entry and Malpractice Claims

@inproceedings{Ransbotham2010DoesIT,
  title={Does Information Technology Increase or Decrease Hospitals' Risk? An Empirical Examination of Computerized Physician Order entry and Malpractice Claims},
  author={Sam Ransbotham and Eric Overby},
  booktitle={ICIS},
  year={2010}
}
Information technology (IT) has significant potential to improve the quality of patient care, to lower costs, and to improve efficiency. However, IT leaves an electronic paper trail that may demonstrate negligence and thereby create legal risk. Emerging research suggests that this fear of electronic discovery is delaying IT adoption, thereby perpetuating… CONTINUE READING