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Health information technologies: from hazardous to the dark side.

Saunders C, Rutkowski AF, Pluyter J, et al. Health information technologies: From hazardous to the dark side. J Assoc Inf Sci Technol. 2016;67(7). doi:10.1002/asi.23671.

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August 3, 2016
Saunders C, Rutkowski AF, Pluyter J, et al. J Assoc Inf Sci Technol. 2016;67.

It is important to consider unintended consequences when implementing tools, such has health information technology (IT). This commentary highlights five areas of focus to reduce risks associated with introducing health IT in surgery and recommends systematic training and detailed credentialing to ensure safe use of new technologies.

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Saunders C, Rutkowski AF, Pluyter J, et al. Health information technologies: From hazardous to the dark side. J Assoc Inf Sci Technol. 2016;67(7). doi:10.1002/asi.23671.