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PSNet: Patient Safety Network
Journal Article
Review

Transitions from one electronic health record to another: challenges, pitfalls, and recommendations.

Huang C, Koppel R, McGreevey JD, et al. Appl Clin Inform. 2020;11(05):742-754.

Prior studies have shown that adverse events can increase during the implementation of a new electronic health record (EHR) system. EHR transitions are remarkably expensive, laborious, personnel devouring, and time consuming. This article presents recommendations to facilitate transitions between one EHR system to another and opportunities for problem mitigation to avoid patient safety events.