Tag Archives: EHR for Public Health

Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act Re-Introduced

public health infrastructure funding

Lawmakers have re-introduced legislation to provide consistent funding for maintenance of Public Health infrastructure and healthcare IT systems. The Public Health Infrastructure Saves Lives Act is meant to stop the boom-bust funding cycle that the public health system has struggled with for decades and instead provide a steady stream of support. If adopted, the act […]

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The 6 Steps EHR Selection & Implementation: Plan for Planning

Successful EHR Selection and Implementation

Selecting and implementing a new Electronic Health Record System(EHR) is, and should be, a great task for any size public health department or community health center. On average, transition to a new EHR will take a public health department approximately 8-12 months. Some organizations may take less time and others more; it all depends on […]

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Dealing with Change: Managing the Uncertainty in Healthcare

Community Health EHR

    Regardless of the size of your public health department, community health center, or practice, dealing with changes in regulations or workflow in your clinic can make any average staff member nervous. But change is both important and necessary. It ensures your practice remaining compliant to state and federal regulations and improving patient care […]

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