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EHR Insights: Tips on Training Staff for the EHR Jump

Congratulations. You’ve made the decision to deploy an electronic health record (EHR) system in your practice. This is no small undertaking. As is the case with any workflow change in a busy office, your staff is understandably nervous about the potential decrease in productivity. Presuming your technology needs have been sorted out, the real question is: How can my staff be prepared for the “go-live” moment when our practice has made a firm commitment to document all clinical notes on a daily and routine basis in the EHR system rather than on paper or some other legacy computer system? As both a developer of an EHR system and a practicing physician, I can offer a few pointers on these issues.

By: Tim Sayed, MD, MBA on in News