In the selection of a certified EHR system, it is important that the hospital and physician practice follow a process that gives them the tools and insight to make the right selection decisions and that support successful implementation. The vendor selection decision will place the provider in a long-term, close relationship with the vendor. It is important that this be the right decision. A growing bank of tools and resources are provided here to help guide that decision making and implementation process
EHR Adoption, Engagement & Implementation
A percolating problem is beginning to boil over: doctors and nurses really don't like their new electronic health records systems. And, as EHR implementations increase ahead of government deadlines for incentive dollars, dissatisfaction among clinicians is growing.
This article discusses the first of five training modules for providers and other users.
In this case study, Bowman (2012) discusses some of the problems with EHR implementation, identifying “the human-computer interface” as the major problem.
Guidelines, Tools & Templates
These Top 10 EHR success factors for medical practices with 6-10 physicians will help manage your EHR implementation project, incluing goal setting, education and culture change.
Here are the Top 10 EHR implementation success factors for practices with between one and five physicians. Think of this tool as a way to manage your EHR implementation project.
This set of tools was developed by AHRQ and its contractors and is available to assist healthcare organizations in planning, implementing and evaluating health information technology.