Theresa Robertson's bedside oxygen alarm sounded at 2:52 a.m., sending an urgent beep through the South Shore Hospital emergency room. The cause of Robertson's crisis, it would later be learned, was a precipitous drop in her blood glucose—severe hypoglycemia. The deadly turn was the result of a medication error, lawyers for her family say, and that error can be traced in part to a major innovation in modern medical practice: electronic health records.
Hazards tied to electronic records rush
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