This section contains resources that help health centers to successfully implement EHRs, including leadership teams needed, workflow adoption, transitioning between EHRs, meaningful use, and patient safety issues.

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EHR Transition Tips – Implementation
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EHR Transition Tips – Implementation

Pearls from health centers undergoing EHR transition

This resource is part of a set of three EHR transition resources created from the collective EHR transition experiences of several health centers interviewed by HITEQ. This tip sheet covers the creation of the EHR transition team, the implementation approach, how to work with your vendor, chart migration, and communication.

This is the third in a series of three EHR Transition Tips, gleaned from interviews with several health centers who recently transitioned. The other two can be seen here:  motivation and planning and vendor solicitation and selection

Documents to download

  • EHR Transition Implementation Tips(.pdf, 52.74 KB) - 50 download(s)

    This document includes guidance on best practices for the implementation of a new EHR based on the experience of health centers that have recently transitioned and shared their experiences.

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This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.

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