A Prescription for Achieving Long-Term EMR Adoption

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Description:
Our research reveals barriers to EMR adoption, reasons for poor and failed adoption, and a new approach to achieve successful adoption and long-term sustainment of EMR.

Speaker Information:
Heather Haugen, Director of Health Information Technology CLSC Program, University of Colorado

Jeffrey Woodside, MD, Chief Medical Officer, The Breakaway Group

Objectives:

  • Apply the key components of health IT adoption
  • Describe the process for engaging leaders in EMR adoption
  • Explain how to measure critical indicators of adoption
  • Recognize the important clinical and financial metrics to sustain adoption