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Fun Friday Read

Published on April 19, 2013 By EHRblogger

Check out, “Shopping for an EHR (the second time around)” by Sheryl Cash!  Cash provides valuable insight on understanding that it’s important to avoid making the same mistakes the second time around when replacing your failing EHR. Enjoy!

Analyzing 2013 as the “Year of the Great EHR Vendor Switch”

Published on March 26, 2013 By EHRblogger

Healthcare and Information Technology are two dynamic industries that directly impact providers on a daily basis. In this post, I would like to analyze some fascinating research and commentary from Healthcare IT authors that spend their lives deciphering flaws in the Healthcare Information Technology industry. Susan Hall of FierceEMR believes 2013 could be the “Year [...]

What It Means to Be a Government-Certified EHR

Published on April 5, 2012 By EHRblogger

There are hundreds of certified EHR systems available in the industry. Some target specific medical specialties and/or practice sizes, others are primary-care focused, and still others are better suited for hospitals. Regardless of their specialty, however, most systems boast of increasing revenue, lowering administrative costs, improving quality of care, and delivering meaningful use to your [...]

EHR: Experience from the Field

Published on June 9, 2011 By EHRblogger

At the recent HIT Policy Committee public hearing in Washington D.C., many speakers with experience in the field commented about electronic health record (EHR) vendors, implementation, and functionality. For those of you currently engaged in an EHR search process, plan to begin one soon, or are considering switching systems, the comments below from the public [...]

3 Tips to Avoid Falling Victim to an EHR Implementation Failure

Published on May 5, 2011 By EHRblogger

EHR implementation failures happen far too often—the software doesn’t live up to user expectations, time-consuming data entry is required, physician workflow is disrupted, and, in the vast majority of cases, a sharp decline in productivity occurs. These are just some of the reasons why, according to a recent KLAS report, more than a third of [...]