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Adverse events and near misses relating to information management in a hospital.

Jylhä V, Bates DW, Saranto K. Adverse events and near misses relating to information management in a hospital. Health Inf Manag. 2016;45(2):55-63. doi:10.1177/1833358316641551.

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June 22, 2016
Jylhä V, Bates DW, Saranto K. Health Inf Manag. 2016;45(2):55-63.

This analysis of incident reports found that problems with handling patient clinical information were a common source of preventable adverse events. These incidents were often due to workarounds, such as recording patient information on paper instead of within the electronic medical record.

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Jylhä V, Bates DW, Saranto K. Adverse events and near misses relating to information management in a hospital. Health Inf Manag. 2016;45(2):55-63. doi:10.1177/1833358316641551.