Ten Tips for Successful EHR Deployment
Journal/Article Reprint from EHR IQ Center
As healthcare providers
complete or plan their adoption of electronic health records (EHRs) and paper
records migrate to electronic files provided to dozens of healthcare
intermediaries, breeches of protected health information are skyrocketing, and
so are dissatisfaction rates with EHR solutions.
Running a multi-physician practice today, amid a plethora of government and
other third-party regulations and myriad revenue challenges, is a very
different experience than it was two or three decades ago.
In order to succeed in the ever-changing healthcare arena, improving workflow
efficiency is essential. Practices need to optimize their workflow and practice
strategies before fully implementing office automation deployment like EHRs,
because which EHR features/functions will be most important will depend on the
practice's five-year objectives.This article from The Journal of Medical Practice Management, provides 10 practical and well outlined tips to ensure a successful EHR system deployment and circumvent the numerous EHR land mines.