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Philips Healthcare Recalls Faulty Patient Data Exchange SystemReporting Technology’s Impact on Healthcare

Posted Jul 23 2012 12:00am

Philips Healthcare is recalling its Xcelera Connect system after finding that the patient data exchange tool sometimes sent incomplete cardiology reports to patients’ electronic health records. Although no patients were known to have been harmed by the defect, experts say the recall highlights the patient safety risks of health IT software errors. Wall Street Journal‘s “CIO Report.”

from iHealthBeat

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