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By Kimberly Mitchell | Friday, Jan 23, 2015
Technology meant to help patients can also put them at risk. According to Dr. David Classen, faculty for IHI's Improving Patient Safety with Health Technology Expedition, the rapid implementation of health IT over the last 10 years has unintentionally exacerbated risks to patient safety. In this post, Dr. Classen describes the need for a continuous learning system to help address workarounds, glitches, and the unintended consequences of health technology.Q What are the main reasons health techno ... read full post


Tag(s): Patient Safety, Health Information Technology (HIT), Redesign Processes and Systems
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