The 3rd edition is newly revised and updated.
Successfully implementing HIT into a medical practice can bring improvements in the quality of patient care and profitability. This implementation guide offers a nontechnical view of the steps necessary for the successful introduction of HIT with an emphasis on the needs of smaller practices.
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Released: Sept. 1, 2012
Reviewed: June 30, 2014
Expires: June 30, 2017
This publication is developed for physicians, practice managers, and administrators considering adoption of an electronic health record system.
Upon completion of this enduring material, readers should be able to:
- Discuss the efficiency and quality benefits of an electronic health record system;
- Evaluate their practice with a needs assessment to determine EHR readiness in terms of financial and operational variables;
- Summarize necessary steps for contracting, selecting, implementing, and maintaining an EHR system; and
- Describe the federal EHR incentive program and steps needed for meaningful use achievement.
The participant is required to read the course in its entirety and complete an online post-test and course evaluation.
No refunds or exchanges will be processed for this product.
The Physicians Foundation