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...
November 05, 2018Health Affairs: Identifying Electronic Health Record Usability And Safety Challenges In Pediatric SettingsOn Nov. 5, 2018, the health policy journal Health Affairs published an article by MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare and its collaborators titled, “Identifying Electronic Health Record Usability and Safety Challenges in Pediatric Settings.”
October 29, 2018
The Patient Safety Movement Foundation teamed up with the Carter Foundation for the fourth consecutive year in an initiative to eliminate patient deaths and awarded three hospitals based on their comm...
September 26, 2018
Columbia, MD (September 26, 2018) — The MedStar Institute for Quality and Safety is pleased to announce the appointment of six new faculty members. Individuals with faculty appoi...
September 11, 2018Experts with MedStar Health’s National Center for Human Factors in Healthcare have leveraged their past research into the safety and usability of electronic health records (EHRs) to join with The Pew Charitable Trusts in offering recommendations to the federal government for making the health IT systems safer for children, whose unique needs make them particularly vulnerable to documented EHR usability and patient safety issues.
March 16, 2018Hospital Performs More Shoulder Replacements than Anywhere Else in Region
January 26, 2018
An important reminder during this flu season. Washington, D.C., January 26, 2018 - To help protect our patients, visitors, and employees, we ask that visitors not bring children under the age of 14 t...