Clinical safety of England's national program for IT: a retrospective analysis of all reported safety events 2005 to 2011
- All known safety problems with national scale IT systems in England were examined.
- National IT implementation was associated with problems on a large scale impacting on care delivery.
- Problems encountered are not unique, but are well-understood challenges of IT implementation.
- Human factors were four times as likely to result in reported patient harm than technical problems.
David Thodey, Telstra
Reporter for The Canberra Times
Deputy technology editor
- Optimising safety and quality within the rollouts of clinical systems, with an initial focus on discharge summary and hospital medications management programs
- Using E-Health initiatives to improve the safety and quality of health care
- The secondary use of information agenda – optimising reuse and analyses of safety and quality data available from clinical systems, to further drive improvements in safety and quality
Clinical safety audit program for the Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR)
- First PCEHR Clinical Safety Audit (PDF 838KB) (Word 154KB)
- Second PCEHR Clincal Safety Audit (PDF 785KB) (Word 138KB)
- Third PCEHR Clinical Safety Audit (PDF 539KB) (Word 93KB)
- Review 1: Status report on Recommendations (PDF 17KB) (Word 25KB)
- Review 2: Status report on Recommendations (PDF 138KB) (Word 25KB)
- Review 3: Status report on Recommendations (PDF 184KB) (Word 25KB)
Personally Controlled Electronic Health Record (PCEHR) January 2015 Release 5 available for download
- The Times
- January 09, 2015