EHR-related malpractice claims are rising, and risk-mitigation strategies more important than ever

November 3, 2017

"Malpractice claims have risen 8% since the last Doctors Company report. Electronic health records with poor integration, suboptimal design, and other failures have risen in occurrence. System factors like these help to create ideas for providers to be able to protect against potential EHR risk problems. Some of these problems were found to be due to human error, as well as system and technology design. These were a contributing factor to alleged medical errors."

 

 

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