A new book by Robert Wachter has just been published on digitalisation and patient safety.

It discusses the case of an antibiotic overdose linked with the use of electronic prescribing, robotic dispensing and electronic administration.

Wachter, R (2015) The Digital Doctor: Hope, Hype, and Harm at the Dawn of Medicine’s Computer Age, McGraw-Hill.

Part of the text is available on Amazon look inside.