Gartner Research

Lessons Learned From Healthcare Delivery Organizations' Electronic Health Record Implementations

Published: 10 September 2014

ID: G00266751

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


An electronic health record system can be one of a healthcare delivery organization's most challenging IT projects. Gartner's best practices can help HDO CIOs avoid common EHR problems and deliver EHR projects on time and on budget.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Ensure Strong Executive Leadership and Sponsorship, and Commitment From All Key Stakeholders, Throughout the Implementation Process
  • Define and Adhere to a Robust, Phased and Measurable Implementation Model
  • Regard the EHR Implementation as an Ongoing Change Management Project

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