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A step-by-step guide to help practices transition to a new EHR system as smoothly as possible.

Keys to EMR/EHR Success: Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, 2nd Edition

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Keys to EMR/EHR Success: Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, 2nd Edition

Product Number: 012198

Media Type: Print

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A step-by-step guide to help small and group practices make the transition to EHR. This book also includes information on HIPAA and the meaningful use requirements to be eligible for the government EHR incentive program. You will learn practice-proven tips for simplifying EHR needs analysis, system selection and implementation so that you can identify the right system to meet your present and future needs. Included in the book are time-saving facts, figures and a comprehensive profile of leading EHR vendors and full contact information. Also included are fast-track tools such as a ready-to-use implementation plan for assigning tasks and tracking progress, plus a sample EHR activation plan with milestones for everything from when to train doctors and staff to when to stop using paper charts.

Chapters include:

  • Should I Invest in an EHR?
  • Evaluating an EHR Investment
  • Your Practice Management System and an EHR
  • Compiling a Practice-Focused Evaluation List
  • EHR and Malpractice Risk
  • Selecting Products to Review
  • Reviewing Products for Your Practice
  • Making a Final Decision
  • Negotiating a Contract
  • Implementing an EHR
  • Activating an EHR
  • Supporting an EHR Maintaining standards

The 1st Edition of this book, Keys to EMR Success, published in 2008, won the Healthcare Information and Management System Society (HIMSS) Book of the Year Award and was selected because it “comprehensively covers the selection and implementation of electronic medical records for the physician practice.”

Ronald Sterling, CPA, MBA

Published by Greenbranch Publishing

2nd Edition; 2010; 304 pages

ISBN: 978-0-9827055-0-6