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The Role of the Electronic Health Record in Patient Safety Events

  title={The Role of the Electronic Health Record in Patient Safety Events},
  author={Erin M Sparnon and William M. Marella},
As adoption of health information technology solutions like electronic health records (EHRs) has increased across the United States, increasing attention is being paid to the safety and risk profile of these technologies. However, several groups have called out a lack of available safety data as a major challenge to assessing EHR safety, and this study was performed to inform the field about the types of EHR-related errors and problems reported to the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority and… 

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