Health IT not always integrated into clinical workflows

Previous studies of the efficacy of health IT in improving quality of care and patient safety have shown decidedly mixed results, writes FierceHealthIT Editor Neil Versel, largely because IT isn't properly integrated into clinical and organizational workflows, according to a new report from the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Center for Quality and Productivity Improvement (CQPI). The report summarizes the findings of 192 earlier academic articles on the impact health IT has on outpatient care. -- Read the full article at FierceHealthIT

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