The Stages of EMR (Electronic Medical Records) Selection and Adoption


What are your expectations?


·         Why adopt and Electronic Medical Records?


·         What are your people saying?


·         What are you saying now?


Find the capabilities of each EMR


·         How will your workflows need to be altered?


·         Does it make you more efficient?


Select an EMR


·         Hosted (servers onsite) vs SaaS (software as a service)


·         Negotiate contracts


·         Purchase hardware if needed.




·         Install hardware


·         Train staff for EMR usage


·         Connect peripherals and test connectivity


·         Go Live


·         Billing analysis.


Acceptance and Further Improvements and Upgrades


·         Minor adjustments to make system better utilized


·         Develop train the trainer skills.