EMR Adoption Guide: Written by Physicians for Physicians
Case Studies and Tips: Vendor Selection, ROI & Surviving the First 6 Months
This in-depth 2009 electronic medical records (EMR) adoption guide covers the process from start to finish. It begins with assessing the benefits of EMR and selecting the right vendor. The adoption guide ends with planning for a successful implementation and how to survive the first 6 months.
Details are included on the cost of EMR programs and estimated cost savings. The research suggests that a positive return on investment, as well as benefits to patient safety and care, can be realized in 1.5 to 3 years. The experiences of both a solo practice and larger practice of 85 physicians are shared in detail.
This publication by the Rhode Island Quality Institute is written by physicians for physicians. If you are considering EMR adoption, this must-read is full with case studies and tips for success. Click "Download Whitepaper" to request the URL to this resource.
EHR / EMR
- Presentation on Patient Safety: Achieving A New Standard for Care (Institute of Medicine Committee on Data Standards for Patient Safety November, 2003)
- The JCAHO Patient Safety Event - Taxonomy: A Standardized Terminology and Classification Schema for Near Misses and Adverse Events