Electronic health records are used every day in your medical practice. But, have you stopped to think about the integrity of the software that holds these records? Is it reliable? Are your analytics correct? Probably so, but maybe not.
Politico reported this week that a leading electronic health records software company agreed to pay $155 million following a lawsuit accusing them of selling faulty software. YIKES!
A leading electronic health records maker and its founders will pay $155 million to resolve a lawsuit that accused the company of selling faulty software and defrauding the program that subsidized doctors to computerize their patient records, the Justice Department announced Wednesday.
The settlement, the first of its kind involving a health IT company, also states that Massachusetts-based eClinicalWorks paid kickbacks in exchange for promoting its product, which had flaws that may have exposed millions of patients to potential safety risks.
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