How badly designed electronic health records can put patients in danger

From The Verge:

A team of researchers at MedStar, a not-for-profit health care system headquartered in Maryland, collected nearly 2 million reports of safety hazards from clinics in Pennsylvania and the mid-Atlantic region. Of those, 557 explicitly said that a problem with the electronic health records put a patient in danger, according to the article published yesterday in the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Study: “Best” and “Worst” states for doctors

From WalletHub:

(Ed: Iowa is #4, Minnesota #5, Wisconsin #6 and Kansas #7)

But working conditions for doctors aren’t the same everywhere in the U.S. In order to help doctors decide where to practice, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia across 16 key metrics. Our data set ranges from average annual wage of physicians to hospitals per capita to quality of public hospital system. Check out the complete ranking, additional expert commentary and a full description of our methodology below.