Six EHR-related malpractice landmines to avoid

December 3, 2019

EHRs are increasingly leading to malpractice lawsuits. Here are six issues to avoid.

EHRs are increasingly leading to malpractice lawsuits. While EHR-related lawsuits still make up only a small number of lawsuits, user error is the cause of 64 percent of EHR-related malpractice claims, according to the Doctors Company. Practices need to focus on eliminating several common problems, mostly tied to user actions, which have led to the majority of EHR-related suits.

Here are six EHR landmines physicians should avoid.