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1Running head: UNIT 9 ASSIGNMENTUnit 9 Assignment: Advanced Health InformaticsAlex C. WolfePurdue Global
2Running head: UNIT 9 ASSIGNMENTUnit 9 AssignmentThis week we were tasked as the Director of Health Information for a large healthsystem to select and implement a new Electronic Health Record (EHR) system. Within this decision process, a Request for Proposal (RFP) process will be used to base the work on. There will be five content elements of the RFP included in order to assist in theselection process. Not only that, but five items required when creating an EHR contract for vendors will also be included. The evaluation process will also be described in order to make a wise and informed system selection. Lastly, the leadership skills needed for contract negotiations will be touched on.When using an RFP there are different content elements that should be included,but we will only be looking at 5 of them. The first one that will be examined is finding theproject goals. When the project goals are identified it allows the vendor to see how the project will serve the needs of the organization, and whether it fits a small goal or numerous organizational goals. The next element that should be included is project deliverables and specifications. This allows all the major components to be identified