Category: Botched Operation

No Safety Switch: How Lax Oversight Of Electronic Health Records Puts Patients At Risk

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Fred Schulte, Kaiser Health News and Erika Fry, Fortune In fall 2009, several dozen of the best minds in health information technology huddled at a hotel outside Washington, D.C., to discuss potential dangers of an Obama White House plan to spend billions of tax dollars computerizing medical records. The health data geeks trusted that transitioning ….  Read More