Ten Steps to Selecting EHR Software

Selection of a certified EHR system to meet meaningful use guidelines is a daunting task for eligible providers and hospitals. HITECH Answers offers a variety of free tools available from Medical Software Advice for download.  One of the most popular downloads – Ten Steps to Selecting EHR Software – is a straight forward tool outlining the critical tasks to follow before selecting an EHR or practice management software system in each of the following areas:

  1. Research
  2. Prioritizing system requirements
  3. Earning buy-in
  4. Building a vendor “short list”
  5. Educating the vendor
  6. Evaluating demos
  7. Ranking systems
  8. Comparing costs
  9. Verifying vendor viability
  10. Review licensing

The tool reviews five must-do tasks for each of the ten steps.  Whether you’re already talking to vendors or just getting started, click here to download  this checklist to use to get some free advice and guidance.