Health Care Providers Facing Multiple Alerts Danger

October 4, 2016    |   By: Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS

Electronic medical records have unending capabilities, one of which is built-in alerts for medication contraindications and other warnings.  Listen to Dr. Bob Wachter, Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco, share his views on the dangers of health care providers becoming insensitive to the multiple number of alerts they are faced with each day – how is it avoided?  Do the alerts make medication administration less safe?




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