AMA & MedStar Health join forces to combat EHR safety issues: 3 details

Columbia, Md.-based MedStar Health teamed up with the American Medical Association to mitigate patient safety risks stemming from poor EHR use, according to News Medical.

The key details to know:

1. The AMA and MedStar are producing videos showing the risks of poor EHR use.

2. MedStar is collecting signatures for a letter asking U.S. House and Senate committees to prioritize EHR safety when developing new HHS policies.

3. MedStar is advocating for open reporting of EHR safety and usability challenges.

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