HIT Page ContentThis free education resource site is intended to provide you with quick access to a range of resources on health information technology (IT) safety including general guidance, as well as more in-depth research on medical device connectivity and electronic health records. Partnership for Health IT Patient SafetyThe Partnership for Health IT Patient Safety, a private sector initiative, aims to develop an effective national framework for assuring patient safety in health IT through a collaborative multi-stakeholder effort. Convened by ECRI Institute Patient Safety Organization (PSO), the Partnership leverages the work of multiple PSOs, along with providers, vendors, an expert advisory panel, and collaborating organizations to create a learning environment that mitigates risk and facilitates improvement. The Partnership has been actively working to improve safety regarding Health IT. ECRI Institute Membership Resources View health IT resources from ECRI Institute memberships. General guidance and strategies Stakeholders Cautiously Optimistic About Proposed Health IT Safety 'Collaboratory', iHealthBeat, 9/14/2015 ONC offers plan for HIT safety center, Clinical Innovations + Technology, 7/20/2015 Health Information Technology Adverse Event Reporting: Analysis of Two Databases, Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology, 11/25/2014 ECRI Institute PSO Deep Dive™: Health Information Technology Report and Toolkit (all Deep Dive reports are available through membership in PSO) FDASIA Health IT Report ECRI Institute's comments Avoid Risk with Health Information Technology, Health Devices webinar available for purchase, 3/16/2011 Health IT Hazard Manager Beta-Test, The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, 2011 Video: Health IT Risk Prevention Guidance, ECRI Institute, 4/30/2013 Medical Device Interoperability: A Safer Path Forward, AAMI, 2012 An Oversight Framework for Assuring Patient Safety in Health Information workshop materials, Bipartisan Policy Center, 2/13/2013 Patient Safety and Health Information Technology consensus study, The Institutes of Medicine, 11/8/2011 Video: Patient Safety and Health IT in the Era of Healthcare Reform, HIMSS, 10/4/2012 Lessons Learned from Health IT Error Reporting article based on ECRI Institute guidance, TechNation, 9/2013 ECRI on Health IT Hazard Trail, Healthcare IT News, 10/28/2013 ECRI Institute Unveils Health IT Hazard Reporting System, FierceHealthIT, 10/29/2013 A Guide: How to Identify and Address Unsafe Conditions Associated with Health IT, Health IT Buzz, 12/5/2013 Promoting Patient Safety Through Effective Health Information Technology Risk Management, RAND Health, 5/2014 Executive Insights on Healthcare Technology Safety, AAMI and ECRI Institute Electronic health records (EHR)Electronic Health Records: Emerging Risks, HRSA, 12/2013Major New Effort to Unite on Identifying EHR Safety Issues, Health Data Management, 4/2014New ONC Guidance on Safe Use of EHRs, Health Data Management, 12/5/2013WARNING: Health IT May Be Hazardous to Your Healthcare, Journal of AHIMA, 4/2014Providers Reluctant to Address EHR, Health IT Patient Safety, EHR Intelligence, 7/16/2014Targeting EHR Workarounds, iHealth Beat , 1/25/2016 Medical device interoperabilityAvoiding the Pitfalls of Medical Device Connectivity, Health Devices webinar available for purchase, 10/12/2011 Medical Device and IT Integration: Managing the Challenges of Convergence, Health Devices webinar available for purchase, 9/16/2009 The Path to Interoperability: Turning Awareness into Action, ECRI Institute co-produced white paper, Modern Healthcare, 2/25/2012 Health IT questions We're Here to Help Let our experts help you with your health IT issues.