November 11, 2022MedStar Health Researchers Examine Alleged Misrepresentation of EHR Capabilities with Potentially Far-Reaching Patient Safety Implications
A research letter available today in JAMA Health Forum advocates for more rigorous safety practices among EHR vendors. COLUMBIA, Md. – Researchers at MedStar Health, Brigham and Women’s Ho...
January 18, 2019
COLUMBIA, MD— The Patient Safety Movement Foundation, a global non-profit organization dedicated to improving patient safety, has awarded MedStar Health with its Five-Star Hospital award. ...
January 04, 2019
In a joint effort, experts from MedStar Health and the American Medical Association (AMA) have launched EHRSeeWhatWeMean.org, highlighting patient safety and health information technology concerns wit...
January 04, 2019Patient Safety and Health IT Experts Call for Improvements As Widespread EHR Adoption Reaches 10-year Milestone
Washington, D.C., — Marking the 10th anniversary of the landmark federal act that encouraged hospitals, clinics, and physician offices to adopt electronic health record systems (EHRs...
December 17, 2018
Columbia, MD (December 17, 2018) Diagnosis-related events are the single largest root cause of medical professional liability claims, according to the Coverys report, Dose of Insight: Diagnostic Accur...
November 29, 2018Journal of the American Medical Association: Improving Electronic Health Record Usability and Safety Requires TransparencyOn Nov. 29, 2018, the Journal of the American Medical Association published a viewpoint article titled, “Improving Electronic Health Record Usability and Safety Requires Transparency,” by authors from MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare, American Medical Association, and Brigham and Women’s Hospital.
November 07, 2018
The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority convened a panel of some of the nation's top experts in the field to discuss how to improve the diagnostic process. Featured on the panel was Dr. Christine Go...