Electronic Health Records Preventing Harm to Patients
Patients with care and treatment documented fully in an EHR less likely to experience in-hospital adverse events

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) published a study showing that cardiovascular, surgery, and pneumonia patients whose complete treatment was captured in a fully electronic EHR were between 17 and 30 percent less likely to experience in-hospital adverse events.

Source: AHRQ, The Journal of Patient Safety