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Journal Article

Using FDA reports to inform a classification for health information technology safety problems.

Magrabi F, Ong M-S, Runciman W, et al. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association : JAMIA. 2012;19:45-53.

This study reviewed nearly 900,000 reports from the FDA Manufacturer and User Facility Device Experience database (MAUDE) and identified 678 reports describing health information technology issues. Investigators uncovered problems with software functionality, system configuration, interface with devices, and network configuration as new categories to the existing classification system.