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ACOG Committee Opinion #621: patient safety and health information technology.

Improvement C on PS and Q, Management C on P. Committee opinion no. 621: Patient safety and health information technology. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125(1):282-3. doi:10.1097/01.AOG.0000459867.14114.7a.

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April 1, 2015
Improvement C on PS and Q, Management C on P. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125(1):282-3.

Despite improvements associated with health information technology (IT), consistently safe use has been difficult to achieve. This guideline describes the benefits and challenges associated with various components of health IT and suggests that enhanced interoperability and mandatory reporting for health IT errors are needed to improve safety.

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Improvement C on PS and Q, Management C on P. Committee opinion no. 621: Patient safety and health information technology. Obstet Gynecol. 2015;125(1):282-3. doi:10.1097/01.AOG.0000459867.14114.7a.