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Copy, paste, and cloned notes in electronic health records: prevalence, benefits, risks, and best practice recommendations.

Weis JM, Levy PC. Copy, paste, and cloned notes in electronic health records: prevalence, benefits, risks, and best practice recommendations. Chest. 2014;145(3):632-8. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0886.

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May 7, 2014
Weis JM, Levy PC. Chest. 2014;145:632-8.

Adoption and implementation of electronic health records have raised concerns about the ability to copy and paste. Highlighting the prevalence of using copy and paste to update electronic medical documentation, this commentary relates how this might facilitate communication and introduce risks to patient care.

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Weis JM, Levy PC. Copy, paste, and cloned notes in electronic health records: prevalence, benefits, risks, and best practice recommendations. Chest. 2014;145(3):632-8. doi:10.1378/chest.13-0886.