In all of helathcare the most startling statistic is the approximately 100,000. lives that are lost to medical mistakes that occur in US hospitals.
That number is about two and a half times greater than all Americans that die in automobile accidents each year. Sadly, most could be prevented.
While hospitals across the US, are implementing strategies and procedures to limit such events, it is really the application of technology that offers the best hope for dramatic improvement.
Electronic Health records (EHR), Personal Health Records (PHR), Electronic medical Records (EMR) and other related programming tools, platforms and projects offer a level of consistency and failsafe checks and balances the can create an entire new layer of validation and reduce accidents and the resulting loss of life. These are not issues of convenience or productivity or service. These are issues of life and death and a primary solution is at hand. DDA can help!