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Workflow Process Mapping for Electronic Health Record (EHR) Implementation


These guidelines are intended to aid providers and health IT implementers while planning for EHR implementation.  The path to successful EHR implementation starts with practice workflow analysis and redesign. While this process isn’t easy and takes time, efficiently managed workflow redesign can be the difference-maker to maximize office efficiencies and improve care coordination using EHRs. In fact, a lack of thorough workflow planning is one of the biggest reasons for avoidable losses in productivity and extended work days.

EHR Implementation Steps: 

The material in these guides and tools was developed from the experiences of Regional Extension Center staff in the performance of technical support and EHR implementation assistance to primary care providers. The information contained in this guide is not intended to serve as legal advice nor should it substitute for legal counsel. The guide is not exhaustive, and readers are encouraged to seek additional detailed technical guidance to supplement the information contained herein.

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Tuesday, July 31, 2012
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