How EHRs affect malpractice suits

April 21, 2020

Should doctors worry about EHRs leading to malpractice suits?

With EHRs now widespread, many doctors worry that their use will lead to more malpractice suits, due either to human error or flaws in the systems themselves.To learn more about this, The Doctors Company, a national malpractice insurance provider, recently analyzed the role of EHRs in claims it closed between 2010 and 2018.