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Electronic Health Systems: Good for Health, Sanity, and the Environment Too

| November 19, 2011 | 0 Comments
Electronic Health Systems: Good for Health, Sanity, and the Environment Too

Shaira Bhanji Global Health Finance Columnist Paper records, the optimal means by which to capitalize on human error, characterize most current medical information systems. The results are incorrectly prescribed drugs, service delays, and lost files, which together eat about 30-50 percent of U.S. healthcare spending—a hefty $1 trillion per year.[1] Unbeknownst to many, medical errors […]

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