ONC EHR Oversight Rule Needs Better Testing Process, Pew Says

ONC EHR Oversight Rule Needs Better Testing Process, Pew Says

Pew Charitable Trusts has issued an analysis of the ONC EHR oversight final rule, stating that it still contains gaps for patient safety risk.

Despite intentions to improve patient safety through better EHR oversight and testing, the recent ONC Health IT Certification Program still contains gaps for adverse patient safety events, according to Pew Charitable Trusts.

In a recent analysis, Pew explained that the Health IT Certification Program still leaves patients liable to adverse safety events because the ONC requirements only include limited testing.

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