A recent report from Plymouth Meeting and ECRI Institute, a non-profit research firm, includes tips from healthcare IT experts in ensuring the success of health IT. One important strategy for EHR implementations is early involvement from a variety of stakeholders to proactively manage risk:
Adopting an enterprise-wide perspective also is important, as is becoming familiar with the IT department, according to Sittig. It can be a culture shock, he said, when IT and clinical staff get together. To that end, the report suggested, touting problem-solving skills–identifying issues and working across groups to solve them–is key.
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