EMRs can hurt physicians during lawsuits. Here’s how.

EMRs can increase malpractice risk in documentation of clinical findings; copying and pasting previously entered information can perpetuate any mistakes that may have been made earlier. Incorrect information is the most common user-related contributing factor in malpractice cases involving EMRs, according to a study by The Doctors Company of EMR-related closed claims from 2007 to 2013.

Source: www.kevinmd.com


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