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RFP is the preferred method because the vendor provides more detail information about the product capabilities which allows organization to focus on the operational and organization details of EHR implementation. C2B. Use RFI and RFP if used in tantum are great business tools to gain insight in obtaining details about a product in order to analyze if the product is a good fight for the organization. RFI
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ELECTRONIC RECORD ADOPTION PROJECT 9 and RFP is used to collect general product information to help narrow down vendor selection. C3. Proposal elements Crucial elements to consider for successful RFP: 1. Organization profile: identifies the healthcare organization’s mission and goals, vision of EHR, and current infrastructure and constraints, and as well as the organization location, and contains instructions of proposal. 2. Vendor information: this section solicits information from the vendor to include vendor demographics, reputation, size and longevity, product history and implementation and installation, organization makeup, references, user group information, and contract history. 3. Functional specifications: is a breakdown of product support that entails the capability of the product and the functional aptitudes. An organization may want to create a scenario based on the redesigned workflows and allow the vendor to provide details of inherent purposes. 4. Technical requirements: In this section the vendor provides the technical architecture that is used to help meet organization objectives. This should outline the minimum and optimum specification of the hardware, software, and network requirements. 5. Application support: This section provides details of implementation schedule that includes data conversion, testing, training, and documentation, and on-going support that includes maintenance and upgrades. 6. Licensing and contractual details: This section is used by the healthcare organization to bid and acquire a system. This section includes contractual obligation, financing plans, hardware vendors, and warranty information. To include a clause that protects the organization should the vendor go out of
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ELECTRONIC RECORD ADOPTION PROJECT 10 business. All details should be constructed on a spreadsheet and to analyze the product offerings that provides the best return on investment. 7. Evaluation criteria: In this section the healthcare organization provides a transparent overview of important elements to consider for evaluation (i.e. function and price). C4. Working relationships Relationship matters. In order to establish good working relationship with the vendor and company representative one must build on respect, trust, fairness, and honesty. In order to do so, one must set clear expectations of healthcare organization goals, vision, and expectation. All requests and communications should be documented in writing, plan ahead, avoid the blame game, and lastly be reasonable. References
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ELECTRONIC RECORD ADOPTION PROJECT 11 Amatayakul, M. K. (2018). Retrieved from - 654-9/cfi/222!/4/[email protected]:34.6 HHS.GOV . (n.d.). Retrieved from - professionals/security/index.html
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