Keep Your Digital Communications Safe: Joint Commission Infographic

Posted by Betsy Weaver, Ed.D. on Apr 1, 2015 6:24:11 PM

Forming meaningful, digital connections with your patients is the first step toward building long-term patient/provider relationships. But it only works when you implement secure digital communications.

The Joint Commission studied 3,375 sentinel events—and found that Health IT was a contributing factor in 120 of them. Errors made during human-computer interactions were named as one of the top contributing factors to serious injury or death. 

The Joint Commission infographic below shows that even in this digital healthcare world we live in, people—both patients and providers—still play important roles in Health IT safety. 

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