Tag Archives: Electronic Medical Record

Are EHR and EMR the Same Thing?


Are EHR and EMR the same thing? Sometimes the terms Electronic Medical Record (EMR) and Electronic Health Record (EHR) are used interchangeably. These are very different technologies. It’s important to know the difference.  What is an EMR? An Electronic Medical Record (EMR) is the digital version of a paper chart used in medical practices, unique […]

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EHR Implementation Success: 7 Tips

successful ehr implementation tips

After you have chosen a new Electronic Health Records (EHR) solution, how do you smoothly transition to it? Follow these 7 tips for EHR implementation success.  Set realistic goals and expectations. Is it realistic to think you will be paperless in 1 month? Do all of your programs need to go-live at once or is […]

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Is your EHR being Sunsetted? Consider Your Options

EHR Sunsetting

Is your current EHR being sunsetted and is your current vendor still a good fit? Have your staff members complained about your Electronic Health Record’s vendor not keeping promises, build times not keeping up with integration demands, communication being unclear about upgrades, hidden charges, systems being too labor intensive, or the account management and support […]

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6 Ways to Optimize Your EHR

optimize for EHR success with your EHR vendor

Whether you are moving from paper, a hybrid system or an existing EHR, now is the time to think about how to optimize your EHR. It’s not an easy task. It has a lot of moving parts. But, putting this effort in before you search for an EHR vendor and implement a system is key […]

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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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