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Effective Reporting Could Improve Safe Use of Electronic Health Records.

Philadelphia, PA: Pew Charitable Trusts; March 2020.

Electronic health records both enhance and challenge the safety of care processes. This report examines the potential of a government initiative to track EHR problems to inform system development, purchase decisions and implementation strategies. It describes an initiative to embed usability elements that support safe and effective system use to reduce patient harm.