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2 Tips for EHR Implementation at ASCs

Ambulatory surgery centers are not mandated to make the switch to electronic health records, but as changes in healthcare continue to rollout many ASCs are finding the transition to be a viable strategy. Here are two tips for EHR implementation in the ASC setting, according to a MediGain blog post.

•    Understand the concepts of implementation and adoption. Implementation simply means beginning to use an EHR, while adoption means the system is used correctly and fully integrated into an ASC's workflow.
•    Set realistic goals. There are many considerations when selecting, implementing and adopting an EHR. Find the system that is right for your center's workflow and budget needs. Create a practical timeline for acquisition, implementation and adoption.

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