The tool enables the organization to compare expenses in the area of interest

The tool enables the organization to compare expenses

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The tool enables the organization to compare expenses in the area of interest to expenses incurred the year prior and adjust for wage increases and productivity/volume changes. The organization can then use the worksheet to track any investments made with the savings accrued. 12. SAFER Guides SAFER guides, released by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology at the Department of Health and Human Services, are a suite of tools designed to help health care providers and the organizations that support them assess and optimize the safety and safe use of electronic health information technology products, such as electronic health records (EHRs). Each SAFER Guide addresses a critical area associated with the safe use of EHRs through a series of self-assessment checklists, practice worksheets, and recommended practices. Each SAFER Guide has extensive references and is available as a downloadable PDF and as an interactive W eb-based tool. Areas addressed include the following : High Priority Practices Organizational Responsibilities Patient Identification Computerized Physician Order Entry W ith Decision Support Test Results Review and Followup Clinician Communication Contingency Planning System Interfaces System Configuration
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