Study: Patient Harm Rarely Linked to EHR-Related Events in Pennsylvania Hospitals

Significant patient harm was associated with only one event related to electronic health records in Pennsylvania hospitals, according to a study by the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority.

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority queried the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Reporting System for EHR-related events from June 2, 2004 through May 18, 2012 and found 3,099 events.

Click here to read the full story on EHR-related events in Becker's Hospital Review.

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