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Journal Article
Study

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

Jylhä V, Bates DW, Saranto K. Health information management : journal of the Health Information Management Association of Australia. 2016;45:55-63.

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.