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Electronic health records and national patient-safety goals.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23134389     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Hospitals and clinics are adapting to new technologies and implementing electronic health records, but the efforts need to be aligned explicitly with goals for patient safety. EHRs bring the risks of both technical failures and inappropriate use, but they can also help to monitor and improve patient safety.
Authors:
Dean F Sittig; Hardeep Singh
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The New England journal of medicine     Volume:  367     ISSN:  1533-4406     ISO Abbreviation:  N. Engl. J. Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-08     Completed Date:  2012-11-19     Revised Date:  2013-07-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0255562     Medline TA:  N Engl J Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  1854-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Affiliation:
University of Texas-Memorial Hermann Center for Healthcare Quality and Safety, School of Biomedical Informatics, University of Texas Health Sciences Center, Houston, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
Computer Security
Electronic Health Records*
Goals
Humans
Meaningful Use
Medical Records Systems, Computerized / instrumentation
Patient Safety*
Software
United States
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K23 CA125585/CA/NCI NIH HHS; K23CA125585/CA/NCI NIH HHS; R18HS017820/HS/AHRQ HHS
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