This module focuses on the steps involved in adopting and implementing health IT in rural settings including vendor selection, the technology infrastructure assessment, training, preparation for go-live, and transitioning to maintenance mode.
How do we conduct a vendor assessment?
How do we write and negotiate the vendor contract?
How do we conduct a technology infrastructure assessment?
What infrastructure and hardware needs should be considered?
What are the disadvantages and advantages of ASP vs. locally hosted?
What training materials are available?
What are some ongoing training strategies?
Where can we find a step-by-step approach to implementing an EHR and other software systems?
What implementation issues are unique to rural settings and how do we best manage them?
How do you prepare for a system go-live?
What go-live support is required?
E-mail the HealthIT e-mail box: firstname.lastname@example.org