Diagnotic Error

EHR Malpractice—Coming to a Location Near You?

by Jerome Carter on March 14, 2016 · 0 comments

The first time an attorney contacted me after reading EHR Science, it was on behalf of a plaintiff who had a delayed diagnosis during a changeover from paper to an EHR.   That was three years ago.   Recently, a defense attorney contacted me because the plaintiff was challenging the validity of EHR data. Although I have […]

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As I have spent more time thinking about clinical software design, my ruminations have become more problem-focused. I have begun to look at specific care delivery problems and how changes in software designs might help or hinder clinical work.   Lately, the problem of diagnostic error as it relates to results management has captured my attention.   […]

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