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Keep ED patients safe: Common information system errors

Emergency department information systems (EDIS) provide much-needed help, such as legible documentation, retrieval of past patient information and adherence to best practices. But just like with anything else, with the positives come the negatives. 

Make ED information systems safer: 4 common errors to avoid

For the most part, healthcare professionals see emergency department information systems (EDIS) as a positive. They provide legible documentation, retrieve past information and decrease practice variability. However, EDISs can also contribute to medical errors. Knowing what to look for and how to avoid these errors can keep your hospital out of hot water.