July: Webinar: When EHRs Cause Patient Harm

Friday, July 17
1 - 2 p.m.(CT)
2 - 3 p.m.(ET)
Noon - 1 p.m. (MT)
11 a.m. - Noon(PT)

Electronic Healthcare Records (EHRs) significantly improve patient safety and quality. And occasionally, EHRs cause harm. A departure from the more common conversation regarding vulnerabilities that EHR documentation creates for malpractice defense, this session focuses on the high severity patient harm that results directly from EHR factors - whether from unsafe use or unsafe technology. In this session, learn about the EHR-related contributing factors through a dive into malpractice claims cases and data. Understand the barriers – including the differences in language between health informatics and clinical members of the team. Then learn how to prevent injury, even death, due to EHR risk factors through a simple approach for effectively reducing risk of EHR-related harm.

This webinar will help participants to:

  • Classify the EHR-related contributing factors that cause patient harm identified through an analysis of medical malpractice claims and case studies.
  • List the top factors leading to EHR-related patient harm.
  • Develop an approach to managing prioritized EHR risks.


ASHRM Members $79
Nonmembers $99


Guest Speaker

Trish Lugtu, CPHIMSTrish Lugtu, CPHIMS
Associate Director, Research



Continuing Education Credits 

This program is approved for a total of 1.0 contact hour of Continuing Education Credit toward fulfillment of the requirements of ASHRM designations of FASHRM (Fellow) and DFASHRM (Distinguished Fellow), and toward CPHRM renewal.

The Doctors Company (CME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of The Doctors Company and the American Society for Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM). The Doctors Company is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The Doctors Company designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

American Nurses Credentialing Center (CNE)
American Society for Healthcare Risk Management is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. This CNE activity is being offered for 1.0 contact hour. Contact Grecelda Buchanan at 312-422-3984 for more information. The planning committee and speakers have no conflict of interest to disclose.

Verification of Participation/Successful Completion
Live Webinars: CEs are awarded after verification of an individual’s full attendance and successful completion of an online evaluation form (evaluation link provided with handout materials).

For CE certificates, each attendee must provide their NAME or ASHRM MEMBER ID# and EMAIL address.

Contact Grecelda Buchanan at 312-422-3984 for more information.

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Cancellation Policy
Registration fees, minus a 50 percent cancellation fee, are refundable only if written notice is postmarked no later than 10 business days before the session date. All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing to: ASHRM, 155 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 400, Chicago, IL 60606; or fax 312-422-4580.