Electronic health records (EHRs) are a growing risk in medical liability claims. A study by The Doctors Company, the nation’s largest physician-owned medical malpractice insurer, of 97 closed malpractice claims in which EHRs were a contributing factor revealed the most common patient allegations and the top causes of patient injuries in these claims.
The second video of a two-part series examining EHR-related claims explores several claims brought about by both user and system factors, including copy-and-paste errors, insufficient area for documentation, and lack of an EHR drug alert.
View the complete study at http://www.thedoctors.com/EHRstudy.
VIEW PART 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aHrytIwZ2D8
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