Alerts warn of patient risk, software glitches in electronic medical record

By Lucy Stone
Updated March 17 2019 - 10:59pm, first published 10:58pm

Child patients exposed to a safety risk after a key warning alert proved defective; sections of patient records spontaneously duplicating; medications incorrectly named and a statewide internet shutdown are just some of the issues that affected Queensland Health’s integrated electronic medical record in 2018.

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