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As if healthcare executives don’t have enough worries about implementing electronic health records, yet another issue is starting to ramp up. “What’s been happening more frequently in the last few years is that certain plaintiffs’ lawyers – a kind of group of them who communicate with each other – have started to see the medical record as an opportunity for litigation,” said Mary Re Knack, a Seattle-based attorney for the firm Ogden Murphy Wallace.

Source: Amid surge in malpractice lawsuits, EHRs often targeted in litigation, attorney says | Healthcare IT News