Expert: Health IT can improve patient safety or create new risks

12/4/2009 | Wall Street Journal, The

The potential of health IT is evident and the federal stimulus funds are likely to encourage increased adoption, but "health IT is harder than it looks," said Bob Wachter, a doctor and patient-safety expert. Properly implemented health IT systems can help boost patient safety, but faulty systems and installations can bring about safety hazards, Wachter added.

View Full Article in:

Wall Street Journal, The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Health Care

Job Title Company Location
Director, Site Quality Management
CareFusion
Minneapolis, MN
In house Compliance Officer
Confidential
Pompano Beach, FL
Clinical Project Manager
Abiomed, Inc.
Danvers, MA
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs - International
Integra LifeSciences
Plainsboro, NJ
Associate - Food and Drug
Keller and Heckman LLP
Washington, DC