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FDASIA Health IT Report: Proposed Strategy and Recommendations for a Risk-Based Framework.

Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology; ONC; Food and Drug Administration; FDA; Federal Communications Commission; FCC.

While implementation of health information technology (IT) is widely recommended, research has raised the concern that it may lead to unintended consequences on patient safety. This draft report explores key recommendations for ensuring the safe use of health IT, such as the establishment of a "Health IT Safety Center" to test, disseminate, and promote assessment tools. The comment submission period is now closed.