"EHR implementation" Posts

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The Story Behind the Numbers: Best Practices for Adopting and Implementing Health IT

Emily Jones | September 19, 2013

There has been a dramatic increase in the adoption and use of electronic health records among healthcare providers and hospitals across the country.*  But the numbers don’t tell the whole story.  Behind the steep increase in electronic health record (EHR) adoption is the story of each provider and organization as they adopt and optimize health information technology (health IT).  What are the experiences of providers and organizations as they implement and optimize health IT? 

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Nurses Shine During National Nurses Week and Beyond

Mary Erickson | May 10, 2013

This is the final blog post in a National Nurses Week series. This post focuses on the changes in healthcare and the significant role that nurses play in patient care – from getting supplies ready for procedures to EHR implementation. We encourage you to read the entire blog series.
During National Nurses Week, ONC has been celebrating the contributions of the nursing profession on healthcare. Everyone is aware that a nurse’s impact on healthcare and patient safety is massive,

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Electronic Health Records and Nursing: An EHR Implementation Story

Carol Taylor | May 8, 2013

This is the third blog post in a National Nurses Week series about how Electronic Health Records and nursing have evolved over time and how Health IT is helping nurses provide coordinated care to their patients.
The vast, rugged landscape of southeastern New Mexico may seem like a different planet for those living in other parts of the United States. But 11 years ago, I made the long trek South and West and I now call Hobbs,

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