This section provides resources and guidance for the selection of an electronic health record (EHR) vendor and product. Tools are available that can be used as part of a structured process to identify and procure the EHR system that fits the functionalities and needs of your center, and which will support developing a mutually beneficial relationship with the software vendor for successful EHR implementation.  Tools and resources are available to help assess organizational readiness and financial resources, and to develop a communication plan, workflow redesign, migration plan, and solicitation and negotiation for EHR vendor selection.  

Identifying and Selecting EHR
Health Center Guide to Selecting a Certified EHR
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Health Center Guide to Selecting a Certified EHR

A HRSA resource to support health IT system implementation.

HRSA offers a web-based resource set to support the entire process of implementing a health IT system. This document is a guide to the website’s sections on what health centers need to know and how to select a certified EHR. Those sections and the Office of the National Coordinator website contain information about important topics to understand before beginning to select an EHR. 

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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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Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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