Law’s Sharona Hoffman discusses malpractice liability with electronic medical records

Vendors could share malpractice liability

Physician Risk Management (p. 16-17): If a physician misses crucial information because accessing it would require several clicks in the electronic medical record (EMR), the EMR vendor could possibly be named alongside the physician in a malpractice lawsuit, explained Sharona Hoffman, co-director of the Law-Medicine Center. “I’m actually surprised we are not hearing more about this,” she said.