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BENCHMARK-ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD IMPLEMENTATION Staff Member Involvement “The team should also include staff members such as physicians, nurses, medical assistants and administrative staff. Team members will assist the process by teaching colleagues EHR skills and serving as messengers to the implementation team to identify challenges along the way” ( Lambert, D.2018). The lead Super user is the in-house HER expert. This position may also be responsible for creating standard operating procedures to address problems users come across as they use the system. The lead physician role is to “guide the organization through EHR implementation by serving as a link between the front-line users of the system and the technical staff” ( Lambert, D. 2018). The project manager “will become the main point of contact with the EHR vendor and staff. This position will also help everyone keep focused on implementation timelines, track progress and deal with user issues” ( Lambert, D. (2018). Professional, Ethical, and Regulatory Standards IT Certification of an EHR system ensures that the program is running functionally and meets the MU objectives. This also helps to make sure the system is secure and respects the confidentiality of any info received and can share data with others. Security measures will also be taken to ensure HIIPAA guidelines and privacy rules are met and applied. “Utilization of the EHR, when uniformly practiced, will allow for reduced medical mistakes, reduced costs, increased revenue, more precise medical records, better standards compliance, improved efficiency, and higher levels of physician recruitment” ( Shestel, A. 2019). Ethical standards that need to be incorporated is the use of patient information and putting the patient first and keeping their information safe. Utilizing an EHR usually allows for copy and paste section on notes which could result in non-updated patient information. We need to ensure that the information is
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  • Spring '19
  • Dr. Cheryl williams
  • Electronic health record

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