Avoid EHR 'Backlash' With Better Implementation Processes

Marla Durben Hirsch | FierceEMR | July 3, 2013

Electronic health record "backlash"--the opposition to EHR adoption and Meaningful Use by clinicians and other staff--can be avoided by better planning and implementation, according to a recently published article in EHR Intelligence.

Interviews with CIOs and other hospital IT executives revealed that much opposition stems from failures on the part of the healthcare organization during implementation. To avoid this opposition, the CIOs suggested, organizations should consider the following: