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AuthorAziz, H.A.
Available date2016-09-20T06:06:22Z
Publication Date2016-08
Publication NameJournal of Biosensors & Bioelectronicsen_US
CitationAziz HA (2016) "Using Health Information Technology to Enhance a Culture of Safety." Journal Biosens Bioelectron 7:3
ISSN2155-6210
URIhttp://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2155-6210.1000218
URIhttp://hdl.handle.net/10576/4715
AbstractIt was astonishing to learn that as many as 98,000 Americans die annually in hospitals due to preventable medical errors. This number is expected to increase as many of the medical care occur in ambulatory settings outside hospitals. To Err is Human: Building a Safer Health System by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), had raised sufficient interest to a degree that patient safety is now recognized as a national health care issue. Therefore, a focus should be aimed at reducing medical errors and system failures by collecting and analyzing data to gain sufficient information, and bring attention to what the healthcare system is lacking
Languageen
PublisherOMICS International
SubjectHealth information technology
SubjectCulture of safety
SubjectPatient safety
TitleUsing Health Information Technology to Enhance a Culture of Safety
TypeArticle
Issue Number3
Volume Number7


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