Want to read Slashdot from your mobile device? Point it at m.slashdot.org and keep reading!

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
For the out-of-band Slashdot experience (mostly headlines), follow us on Twitter, or Facebook. ×

+ - Digital Medical records malfunctions aren't required to be reported to FDA->

LPCalendarGirl writes: Digital medical records are being pushed into service in the US currently with incentives and penalties imposed beginning in 2015.

Patients have died due to problems with these systems. You may find the following excerpt as shocking as I did.

"Unlike U.S. medical-device makers, which must report all malfunctions, serious injuries and deaths involving their products to the FDA, software companies that make electronic medical records are under no such requirement."

Link to Original Source
This discussion was created for logged-in users only, but now has been archived. No new comments can be posted.

Digital Medical records malfunctions aren't required to be reported to FDA

Comments Filter:

Work smarter, not harder, and be careful of your speling.

Working...