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Feds move nearer to patient-safety framework for health IT
Modern Healthcare

Now that a majority of healthcare providers have installed electronic health-record systems, the federal government is inching closer to adopting a regulatory and patient-safety framework for computerized healthcare devices.

The latest move comes more than a year and a half after an Institute of Medicine report pointed out “unacceptable risks” posed by health IT systems under the status quo.

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