After completing this activity, learners will be able to:
- Identify controversies over benefits and risks of Electronic Health Records (EHR).
- Explain five reasons EHR may increase exposure to medical malpractice liability.
- Discuss strategies for reducing EHR related liabilities.
No individual in a position to control or influence the content of this activity has reported relevant financial relationships with commercial interests. No commercial support was provided for this activity.
Robert Morton, BA, ARM, CPHRM, Director, Department of Patient Safety and Risk Management, NW Region, Austin Office, The Doctors Company
Howard Marcus, M.D., Group Practice, Internal Medicine, Austin Regional Clinic, Austin, TX
Continuing Education Credit
The Doctors Company is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education activities for physicians.
The Doctors Company designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Doctors Company estimates one and quarter hour for completion of this course. A passing score of 80 percent or greater is required to successfully complete the activity and earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.
|Course ID#:||TDE 16006.0|
|Issue Date for This Activity:||03/21/2016|
|Expiration Date for This Activity:||03/21/2019|
The information and guidelines contained in this enduring material activity are generalized and may not apply to all practice situations. The faculty recommends that legal advice be obtained from a qualified attorney for specific application to your practice. The information is intended for educational purposes only.
Complies with State Requirements
Content is approved for ethics or professional responsibility credit required by the Texas Medical Board.
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