Nurses: Med devices must be interoperable

FierceHealth IT

By Katie Dvorak

Interoperability of medical devices could help reduce medical errors at hospitals, according to a majority of nurses responding to a survey by Harris Poll.

Half of the respondents to the online survey, conducted on behalf of the Gary and Mary West Health Institute, said they were witnesses to a medical error because of a lack of interoperability between devices, according to an announcement on the survey.

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