Revenue Cycle

Apply a risk analysis to an EHR environment: It's not just HIPAA and meaningful use

HIM Briefings, January 1, 2012

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The death of an infant at an Illinois hospital made ­national news in June 2011. Genesis Burkett passed away due to a series of errors tied to human use of the hospital's EHR systems. (The infant was born prematurely to parents who had been trying to conceive for years, and had thrived after months in neonatal intensive care until he was killed by a massive sodium chloride overdose. (You can read more about the case in the Chicago Tribune at http://tinyurl.com/8xtdqrp.)

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