By Bob Gronberg – EHR implementations are a huge investment. And for many healthcare IT teams, this type of project may be a once in a career type of experience. I have spent more than 30 years of my career helping healthcare organizations through EHR implementations — converting from and to Meditech.Read More
By Liza Dzhezhora – Electronic health records have become ubiquitous in the US healthcare industry. However, the work on improving those solutions is in full swing. According to Fact.MD, the EHR market value is expected to reach $41.8bn in 2022 – 2032. What are the key EHR implementation challenges, and how to solve them?
By Terri Johnson – EHR implementations have gone virtual in response to COVID. And so has training related to activations, upgrades, optimization projects, and onboarding of new clinics or staff. Healthcare organizations have traditionally trained in-person with dozens of software experts for larger efforts such as a go-live.
By Susam Vang – If implementing an electronic health record (EHR) is not already challenging for most healthcare organizations, an EHR system design and implementation’s success or failure is greatly dependent on its stakeholders and subject matter experts (SMEs).
By Paul Allen – Resources are limited, funds are limited, and time is invaluable. What should an organization do to maintain their legacy system during the installation of a new system? It’s impossible to ignore the compliance, patient service needs, and required enhancements to your current system. What should you consider to remain compliant? What can be done to make the go-live more productive and seamless?
By Debra Harris – Without proper staff training and education, an electronic health record (EHR) implementation can cause more challenges than benefits for your organization. But this doesn’t need to be the case if you take a few strategic steps when prepping and training your staff.
By Divan Dave – In today’s world of healthcare information technology, there are many thing to consider before selecting an EHR. There are hundreds of vendors offering stand-alone modules to full blown EHR and Practice/Revenue Cycle Management Systems. Here are things to consider when making your decision.
By Rena Hrivnak – Implementation isn’t just about the new system, there’s also the process of taking the necessary steps to decommission legacy applications. The health system is in agreement that the application needs to be retired, but is unsure as to when and how the retirement process should begin.
By Glenda Wickus – Electronic health record (EHR) implementation, planning, training, implementation, scheduling, optimization, planning, implementation, implementation! These concepts seem to be the only words we hear buzzing around our heads when we talk about EHRs. But what about post-live? There seems to be a scarcity of conversation once the initial shock has worn off and routines start emerging.