ECRI Institute Analyzes Healthcare IT Systems, Patient Safety

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ECRI Institute announced its patient safety organization is conducting a Deep Dive analysis on healthcare IT systems and patient safety issues.

The analysis intends to gather information about errors with electronic medical records and other HIT areas to help healthcare providers learn from HIT-related adverse events and prevent them from occurring.

To accomplish this goal, ECRI Institute PSO asked participating organizations to submit HIT-related events, including issues with EMRs, lab systems, emergency department documentation systems, monitor interfaces, computerized physician order entry, smart pumps, bar coding, and medication management systems, according to the release.

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