Law and bioethics professor Sharona Hoffman publishes, presents on health technology, drug shortage

Sharona Hoffman, professor of law and bioethics and co-director of the Law-Medicine Center, presented at the 2012 Symposium on Human Factors and Ergonomics in Health Care: Bridging the Gap, which was held in Baltimore, Md., March 13. Her talk was titled “Meaningful Use and Certification of Health Information Technology: What About Safety?”

In addition, her recent article, “The Drugs Stop Here: A Public Health Framework to Address the Drug Shortage Crisis,” was published in the Food and Drug Law Journal.

Hoffman also was quoted in the March issue of Physicians Practice, in an article titled “When Bad Tech Happens to Good Practices.” Read the article online at (article begins on p. 14).