Nonprofit launches electronic health records safety tracker

November 15, 2010 by MassDevice staff

iHealth Alliance, a non-profit organization made up medical professional and malpractice insurance executives, is launching a electronic health record safety issue reporting system.

iHealth Alliance logo

iHealth Alliance, a nonprofit organization that represents the interests of healthcare providers and their malpractice insurance companies, launched a website to track safety issues related to the use and implementation of electronic health records.

Insurance companies and the Food & Drug Administration plan to use information collected on the system, called EHRevent, to develop educational literature regarding patient safety and EHRs.

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