Texas Hospital Blames EHR

“The new wave of healthcare software coming to market promises features like clinical decision support that will have the EHR system itself analyze cases and raise red flags to the human healthcare providers to reexamine cases like this that might otherwise slip through the cracks in a fast paced environment. We are currently at a tipping point where the majority of healthcare encounters in the U.S. are now being documented in electronic systems (over paper) and it’s the challenge of the healthcare software industry to… [make] sure the software does no harm and actually improves patient outcomes and reduces errors.”

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