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The Executive's Guide to Electronic Health Records

Detlev H. Smaltz, PhD, LFACHE Eta S. Berner, EdD

ISBN: 9781567932683
Softbound, 2007
Order Code: 2077
  • Non Member Price: $11.00

Book Description

This book provides a concise, non-technical overview of electronic health records (EHRs) for healthcare executives. It explains the costs and benefits of EHRs and provides guidance on the essential components of an EHR. Written in layman’s terms, this resource will get you up to speed and increase your comfort level with this important technology.

This book provides straightforward information on:

  • What EHRs can do for your organization
  • Which EHR components are essential, and which components are luxuries
  • How to choose the right EHR vendor
  • What contracting strategies you should use to minimize your risk
  • How to avoid common implementation mistakes
  • How to gain physician buy in

    A glossary at the end of the book clarifies IT jargon. A list of references and websites will point you toward additional information.