Gartner Research

HDO CIOs Must Build a Robust Plan for Successful Electronic Health Record Implementation

Published: 04 September 2013

ID: G00254981

Analyst(s): Zafar Chaudry, M.D.


Electronic health records are essential to confronting the challenges of a fast-changing healthcare environment, managing costs and maintaining quality patient care. Gartner's best practices can help HDO CIOs effectively implement these systems and avoid common pitfalls.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Confront the Inherent Complexity of EHR Implementation
  • Go Beyond the Planning Basics
  • Develop an Internal Work Plan That Includes Standardized Project Management Methodology

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