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Improving Usability, Safety and Patient Outcomes with Health Information Technology - From Research to Practice, Information Technology and Communications in Health Conference, ITCH 2019, Victoria, BC, Canada, 14-17 February 2019

  title={Improving Usability, Safety and Patient Outcomes with Health Information Technology - From Research to Practice, Information Technology and Communications in Health Conference, ITCH 2019, Victoria, BC, Canada, 14-17 February 2019},
  author={Francis Y. Lau and J. A. Bartle-Clar and Gerry Bliss and E. Borycki and Karen L. Courtney and Alex Kuo and Andre W Kushniruk and Helen Monkman},
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