9A: Implementing Health Information Systems; SDLC As Director of Health Information for a large health system, you have been tasked as a key leader in the selection and implementation of a new electro

9A: Implementing Health Information Systems; SDLC

As Director of Health Information for a large health system, you have been tasked as a key leader in the selection and implementation of a new electronic health record (EHR) system for the organization. The CEO and Board of Directors has asked that you address key issues related to the process of selecting and adopting an EHR system. Please follow the instructions below in completion of this assignment.

PART 1 – Evaluate vendor contracts.

List 5 items that you would require in a vendor contract for an Electronic Health Record (EHR). Explain how you would evaluate these items and the vendor information so that you would be sure to make a wise and informed system selection. 

Review: Contracting guidelines and checklist for electronic health record (EHR) vendor selection. The National Learning Consortium (NLC). Retrieved from http://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/contracting-guidelines-and-checklist-for-ehr-vendor-selection.docx

EHR contracts untangled. The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. Retrieved from https://www.healthit.gov/sites/default/files/facas/HITJC_EHR_Contract_Guide_2016-10-05.pdf

PART 2 – Develop negotiation skills in the process of system selection.

Conduct an internet search for “EHR contract negotiation” and determine important leadership skills for contract negotiations. Write 1–2 paragraphs describing what you have learned and how you would implement these necessary skills.

Requirements

  • No plagiarism
  • U.S. based references within 5-7 years only (for part 3)
  • APA format

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