Tag Archives: medical errors

E Prescribing: Will You Avoid Medicare E Prescribing Penalty Payment Adjustments?

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Medicare E Prescribing Alert! To Avoid the CMS Medicare E-Prescribing Penalty in 2013, you must act by October 15, 2012 E prescribing is a way to increase patient safety and reduce medical errors. The Institute of Medicine (IOM) estimates that 100,000 Americans die each year from preventable medical errors in

Is the Michael Jackson Trial Relevant to Electronic Health Records?

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98,000 deaths occur in the United States each year from preventable medical errors! Michael Jackson, the superstar has been dead for 2 years. But the current big news is the trial of Dr. Conrad  Murray, Michael Jackson’s personal physician, who is on trial for involuntary manslaughter. I wrote an article

Could an Electronic Health Record System Have Saved Michael Jackson?

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for hospitals and physicians who know that medical errors can be costly! Do you remember where you were when you heard the news that Michael Jackson had died? Michael Joseph Jackson, who was referred to as the King of Pop, was an American recording artist, dancer, singer-songwriter, musician, and philanthropist.