Archive for August, 2011

EHR Usability: 5 Essential Elements

August 25, 2011

There are so many points that you can focus your attention on during an EHR demonstration, but none is more important than functionality and ease of use. Although the extras that are offered can make great show-stoppers in software demonstrations, they won’t guarantee implementation success or EHR adoption in your practice. So what guarantees EHR [...]

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10 EHR Benefits That Will Get Your Doctors on the EHR Bandwagon

August 18, 2011

Even with the government’s EHR incentives (and eventual penalties for not implementing a certified EHR), many doctors across the country remain undecided about going down the EHR path. But there are more and more reasons to get off the fence and onto the bandwagon, since so many improvements come with implementing the right EHR in [...]

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5 Crucial Categories Missing from Your EHR RFP

August 11, 2011

By the time you submit an RFP—the document that helps you determine if an EHR has what you need to meet your EHR and practice goals—you’re serious about purchasing an EHR. RFPs are well intended—they are used to weed out inappropriate EHR contenders and to focus on asking the questions that are important for your [...]

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Is It Time to Break Up with Your EHR Vendor?

August 4, 2011

So, is it time to break up with your EHR vendor? We’ve talked about the good, the bad, and the ugly EHR stories we’ve heard over the years. If your experience falls into the “bad” or the “ugly” categories, you may want to consider breaking up with your EHR vendor. Here are the top 6 [...]

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