New research examines how IT issues affect care, outcomes

There is a disconnect between how patient care information systems function and the real-life demands of healthcare. Errors arising from this problem can be hard to spot and even harder to fix, explains Mi Ok Kim, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics in California, Farah Magrabi, associate professor of Health Innovation in Australia, and Enrico Coiera, a professor and director at the Centre for Health Informatics in Australia in their new paper.

Learn more about this work in their interview with HealthData Management and read the full paper at JAMIA, Problems with health information technology and their effects on care delivery and patient outcomes: a systematic review