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Defensive medicine


January 15, 2012  11:46 PM

Order sets, a prescription for defensive medicine



Posted by: AllinHIT
CDS, Chronic care management, clinical decision support, Defensive medicine, EHR usability, Order sets

According to CMS, health care costs in the state of Florida are at $132 billion annually. Although this is an astounding amount, and worthy of a huge gasp, learning that $40 billion of that cost was a result of defensive medicine was the most alarming! Defensive medicine, the act of providing...

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