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2015 Top Action for Healthcare Provider CIOs: Assist Clinical Leaders to Maximize Achievement of EHR Value

Published: 19 March 2015

ID: G00273256

Analyst(s): Thomas J. Handler, M.D. , Zafar Chaudry, M.D., Vi Shaffer


Despite extensive expenditures on electronic health record systems, HDOs vary widely in how much value they have so far extracted from their investments. CIOs need to collaborate with clinical leaders in spearheading efforts to maximize EHR value realization.

Table Of Contents


  • Change the EHR Value Paradigm From One That Emphasizes Technical Issues to One That Focuses on Clinical Excellence
  • Develop a Method for Regularly Measuring, Comparing and Targeting New and Existing Categories of EHR Value
  • Concentrate Initially on the "Big Three" Areas, Which Have Demonstrated Proven Care Delivery Benefits
  • Conclusion


  • Potential Benefits of Generation 3 EHR Systems

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