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electronic health record (EHR) system is effective, efficient, and improves procedures for tasksand workflows. EHR systems can become outdated and cumbersome when new needs arise foran organization and improved workflows are needed to help the providers and patients (“AHRQ:EHRs Associated…,” 2016). Implementation for EHR systems show fewer adverse events occurin organizations that use them due to the regulations like Medicare Patient Safety MonitoringSystem data. Patients who are getting treatment involving EHR have 17-30% lower odds of anadverse event than those receiving treatment that does not use EHR (“AHRQ: EHRsAssociated…,” 2016). Of course, there can be obstacles where alternatives are needed like userresistance. By utilizing the AHRQ and its resources, trainings and education can be provided bythe organization and AHRQ to get providers and even users up to speed and comfortable usingthe new technology (“AHRQ Developing Rating…,” 2012). Requiring providers to adhere tostandards with new systems will improve quality of care.EvaluationSystems development life cycle (SDLC) is a set of steps used by teams that create newhealth care information technology systems. The plan guides members to develop ideas for thesystem and review, design, construct, and implement while making sure the final product isefficient, meets the needs of the organization and has the best chances of success (Ungvarsky,2020). Using SDLC, six steps can be used to evaluate the telepsychiatry system at ABC HealthCare and include, planning, system analysis, design, implementation and deployment, systemtesting integration, and system maintenance (Ungvarsky, 2020). Examining a project life cyclewith telepsychiatry can help determine financial benefits of the program. The steps in project lifecycles are initiating, planning, executing, and closing (Galli, 2020). This can help determine thefinancial validity of the program and its potential longevity. Comparing current costs of the
4mental health emergency department visits versus the $4,500 monthly fees for the telepsychiatry

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