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A report of information technology and health deficiencies in U.S. nursing homes.

Alexander GL, Madsen RW. A report of information technology and health deficiencies in U.S. nursing homes. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(6):e483-e489. doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/pts.0000000000000390.

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September 8, 2021
Alexander GL, Madsen RW. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(6):e483-e489.

Information technology (IT) is prevalent across healthcare settings. This study used publicly available nursing home data and a survey on IT sophistication to identify the relationship between nursing home health deficiencies and IT sophistication. Results indicate health deficiencies decreased as IT sophistication increased, suggesting investment in IT could lead to further patient safety benefits in nursing homes.

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Alexander GL, Madsen RW. A report of information technology and health deficiencies in U.S. nursing homes. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(6):e483-e489. doi: http://doi.org/10.1097/pts.0000000000000390.

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