January 22nd, 2010

University Hospitals, Kaiser asked to disclose contracts with information technology vendors

By Kelley Luckstein

Watchdog lawmaker U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley sent letters this week to 31 hospitals nationwide, raising concerns that "errors" caused by the information technology systems they have adopted could endanger patients…

 

The prestigious list of health systems that received the letter included many of the nation's leaders in information technology implementation, such as Kaiser, Mayo Clinic and Geisinger Health System in Pennsylvania. The list did not include the local Cleveland Clinic.

 

The Plain Dealer, by Sarah Jane Tribble, 1/21/10

 

Additional coverage: Computer World

Tags: health care reform, Health IT, Health IT, Health Policy

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