This is a forum to disuss news, trends and best practices around electronic medical records.
Recent news reports have shown ED bills have risen significantly in some hospitals following the installation of EHRs. Do you think the rise is attributed to upcoding or are procedures simply more accurately billed under the current E&M guidelines? Or is some other factor at play?
If you had to do your EHR implementation all over again, what's the one thing you would do differently?
EHR Implementation Sucess is contingent to several factors:
1. Buy in from all stakeholders.
2. Top management should take necessary steps to ensure successful EHR implementation.
3. Interdisciplinary team should include decision makers of each department.
4. Phased in implementation
5. Put in place incentives for implementation success and vice versa for failure.
What are some examples of successful incentive programs that you have seen impact EHR adoption and who drove the incentives?