Managing Malpractice Risk with Technology

Is it possible for technology to minimize your risk of medical malpractice lawsuits against you or your medical practice?  Can EHR’s reduce your risk?  If a claim of negligence has been brought against you, if you have excellent documentation in patient records, you have a much better chance of fighting those allegations.  According to a 2008 study (from the Archives of Internal Medicine), “Using an EHR may also reduce paid malpractice settlements for physicians.”

Doctor’s Advocate is one of the featured organizations in the following article on EHR’s from Physicians PracticeUsing Technology to Manage Malpractice Risk

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