Abbreviations and Acronyms

ADE

adverse drug event

AHRQ

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

AMIA

American Medical Informatics Association

ASRS

Aviation Safety Reporting System

CCP

critical control point

CDS

clinical decision support

CIO

chief information officer

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CPOE

computerized provider order entry

EHR

electronic health record

EU

European Union

FAA

Federal Aviation Administration

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

HACCP

Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points

HFMEA®

Healthcare Failure Modes-and-Effects Analysis

HHS

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

HIMSS

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society

HIS

health information system

HITECH

Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health

HL7

Health Level 7



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