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How to keep EMR data clean and consistent

Posted by Wendy Loveland on June 25, 2012 at 7:00 AM

By Lorie Richardson
The original EMR team sets up rules and guidelines for the implementation. Yet once the system is live, the glue that holds the consistency together can quickly fall apart. Users input the same data in different ways. New staff comes on board and has their own way of inputting information. The opportunities are endless.

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Topics: EMR, EHR optimization, healthcare IT efficiency, emr return on investment

5 Paths to Painless EMR Implementations

Posted by Wendy Loveland on June 18, 2012 at 7:30 AM

By Lisa Cozatt
Are the rumors true? Is an EMR implementation horrible? The truth is that it can be if you do not do it correctly. Here are five tips that will help improve the install experience and create a successful patient and user experience later:

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Topics: ehr installation tips, EHR implementation, EMR implementation

Tips for Running Effective Meetings

Posted by Wendy Loveland on June 11, 2012 at 7:30 PM

By Matthew T. Alger, Sr.
Meetings are necessary. In healthcare, project management is crucial. However, many of us spend more time in meetings than we do catching up on our work. How can we improve our work/meeting balance? One way is to make meetings more effective.

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Topics: healthcare organization, healthcare project management, healthcare IT consulting, efficiency

Are You Getting Value for Your EMR?

Posted by Wendy Loveland on June 4, 2012 at 7:30 AM

By Amit Hajra
Installing an EMR is a substantial investment of time and money. How can you tell whether you’re getting value from it, and what kind of value? Or, you may have a vague feeling that you’re not getting the value you expected from the EMR, but aren’t sure how to identify specific issues.

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Topics: emr return on investment, EHR, EHR ROI

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