IT, patient safety, and quality care.

Marion J. Ball, Judith V. Douglas

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Abstract

The growing understanding of medical errors as systemic in nature underscores the importance of analyzing and redesigning systems. Best practices in medication safety that promise rapid payback include computerized physician order entry, ongoing tracking and benchmarking, and the creation by leadership of nonpunitive environments where this new culture of safety can thrive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)28-33
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of healthcare information management : JHIM
Volume16
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002

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IT, patient safety, and quality care. / Ball, Marion J.; Douglas, Judith V.

In: Journal of healthcare information management : JHIM, Vol. 16, No. 1, 2002, p. 28-33.

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