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TJC now publishes Quick Safety. It’s a brief informational posting on patient safety issues. Issue 10 has an article that’s relevant as many organizations transition to an electronic health record. The topic is the practice of “copying and pasting” in EHRs. It discusses the benefits but, more importantly, the risks of this function and how it can impact patient safety. Good advice for those developing or overseeing the implementation of EHRs.