Health information technology (health IT) has potential to improve patient safety, but its implementation and use has had unintended consequences and has raised new safety concerns. This viewpoint article in BMJ Quality & Safety introduces a new framework—the health IT safety (HITS) framework—to provide a conceptual foundation for health IT-related patient safety measurement, monitoring and improvement.
Measuring and improving patient safety through health information technology: The Health IT Safety Framework (17 March 2016) https://qualitysafety.bmj.com/content/25/4/226
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