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Sustaining Integrated HIT Solutions through Financial Planning and Due Diligence Cost Savings and Revenue Enhancement MMHA 6600 Nicole Matthews Walden University Dynamic Health System employs 100 physicians in 12 physician practices. The physicians consist of both primary care doctors and specialists. Located in the Midwest, the system is comprised of three hospital organizations that has 500 beds. Dynamic Health System has a center of excellence in their orthopedic care center which is a bonus for the large geriatric population. This is also beneficial for the organization as the outpatient rehabilitation center has been profitable as a result. Dynamic offers an array of services to their communities, from medical to surgical care. They focus on their centers of excellence in orthopedic surgery, diabetes, and woman’s care. The majority of their patients have Medicare, followed closely by private payers covered by three large insurance companies. Medicaid patients and self-pay patients make up a small percentage of the patient population. Dynamic is faced with the decision of obtaining an EHR system or remain outdated with paper charts. Staying with paper charts will cause them to encounter many challenges in the long run. Many financial costs must

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