The processes involved in adopting an electronic health records system can be daunting. To help make the process easier, we've put together the following list of downloadable tools, organized by the steps in the EHR Adoption Path.
Description: The Computer Skills Evaluation and Assessment helps practices plan for training needed to make staff comfortable with technology.
Description: These Readiness Assessment Questions assess the readiness of the practice to adopt electronic health records.
Description: This is a complete sample project charter that a practice could use in developing their own project charter.
Description: Defines the stages of readiness. The stages are represented by a red light for Not Prepared, and a green light represents Highly Prepared.
Description: The Communications Plan describes the information that must be disseminated to all project stakeholders, to keep them regularly informed of the project's progress.
Description: This is a complete sample project plan for EHR adoption.
Description: Broad powerpoint presentation providing an overview of project management in EHR adoption.
Description: The Scanning and Preloading Worksheet helps the practice identify which documents or information they want to have available and in what format in their electronic health record.
Description: This is a complete sample project charter.
Description: Presentation overview of Contracting and Negotiations.
Description: A complete Request for Proposal sample document.
Description: Provides a user-friendly guide to assist you in examining your current office processes, look at areas for improvement or change based on the transition from paper to computer, and to implement these changes in your office.
Description: This workbook is a “map” that can be customized to local context and needs in order to support practice evaluation and improvement, Identification of “broken” processes, wastes and delays, and deeper knowledge of patients and people can improve patient care,outcomes and staff work life.
Description: Describes an idealized design for a physician practice layout to successfully adopt EHR.
Description: The Post EHR Evaluation will help provide insight into those areas of implementation that succeeded and those that still need addressing.