Top Definition
patient harm caused at least in part by the application of health information technology
Some e-iatrogenic events (or those events resulting from e-iatrogenesis) will represent the electronic version of "traditional" medical errors, such as a patient receiving the wrong drug dosage due to a human click-error.
by dean sittig December 28, 2007

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