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IT Management

Increasing importance of EHR-related risk-mitigation strategies

2017 24 Oct

A new report from The Doctors Company, a physician-owned malpractice insurer, shows a significant increase in malpractice claims for errors attributed to electronic health records. There were 161 claims for which EHRs were either the cause or (more likely) a contributing factor between 2011 and 2016, compared to just two claims during the period 2007-2010.... Read more

Health Management

Volume 17 - Issue 3, 2017

2017 21 Aug

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Health Management

Pursuing a Culture of Safety: The Importance of Self-Regulation

2017 21 Aug

Professional self-regulation is effective when dealing with staff with high numbers of patient complaints and coworker observations.     The Vanderbilt Center for Patient and Professional Advocacy is dedicated to making medicine kinder, safer, and more reliable by supporting their partners’ objectives of using professionalism as the foundation of safe, quality... Read more