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Thursday, October 25, 2007

Brigham to study health IT and medication safety

Brigham and Women’s Hospital has won federal funding to study how health information technology can help medications be used more safely.

The Boston hospital is one of four new Centers for Education and Research on Therapeutics named today by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. It will receive $4 million over four years.

Six previously funded research centers won renewals, including Harvard Pilgrim Health Care.

Posted by Elizabeth Cooney at 02:06 PM
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