Transitioning from one major health IT system, such as an electronic health record, to another is not an event many CIOs and other health IT leaders at provider organizations look forward to. The process can be the source of many headaches.
Leaders have to protect and improve the integrity of data as it flows from one system to another. They have to make sure the new system is adopted, and that user satisfaction is high. And they must protect cash flow during the complex transition process. Among other things.
During this week’s HIMSSCast podcast, Rich Amelio, vice president of healthcare IT operations and consulting at consulting firm e4health, offers his expert guidance for major system transitions.
Where health IT leaders at provider organizations should start when it comes to transitioning from one major IT system to another.
How CIOs and their teams can transition systems in such a way that improves data integrity in new systems.
What needs to be done during these transition periods to drive better system adoption and satisfaction.
How leaders can protect cash flow during big system transitions.
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