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Sittig DF, Singh H
Toward more proactive approaches to safety in the electronic health record era.
This article discusses a proactive approach to safety in the electronic health record era. It discusses an updated health IT Sentinel Event Alert, released in March 2015 by the Joint Commission which took a broad, sociotechnical approach in exploring the factors involved in the safe use of health IT.
AHRQ-funded; HS023602; HS022087.
Citation: Sittig DF, Singh H . Toward more proactive approaches to safety in the electronic health record era. Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf 2017 Oct;43(10):540-47. doi: 10.1016/j.jcjq.2017.06.005..
Keywords: Electronic Health Records (EHRs), Health Information Technology (HIT), Patient Safety, Guidelines, Organizational Change, Risk