with safety as a primary focus through the development of industry-wide measures, standards, and criteria for safety. Surveillance mechanisms are needed to identify, capture, and investigate adverse events to continually improve the safety of health IT. Transparency and cooperation between the private and public sectors are critical to creating the necessary infrastructure to build safer systems that will lead to better care for all Americans.
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