When a large Kentucky health system was struggling with a lack of a common system infrastructure, including a handful of different electronic health record systems, they knew that migrating to a single EHR platform was a "no-brainer." But they also knew that moving to a new system would create immediate inefficiencies in an already strained system, significantly affecting each provider's productivity.
This solutions brief examines their strategic implementation considerations, including:
- The widespread financial, operational and clinical effects of EHR inefficiency
- An integral part of a migration strategy
- Engaging the right manual abstraction expertise