In order for EHR implementations to be successful, integration between business and IT stakeholders is critical. This article explains that healthcare professionals and IT professionals often do not share the same goals for EHR and therefore need to communicate better in order to mutually benefit from the system’s capabilities:
The challenge here is that clinicians are not IT professionals and are seldom able to describe unambiguous requirements in a way that is easy to grasp by informaticists. Likewise, the vast majority of IT professionals lack clinical backgrounds, and struggle with understanding clinical workflows and how variations in those workflows can impact patient safety.
Check out the full post, Review: EHR, A Systems Analysis of the Medications Domain, from Medical Connectivity.