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Best Practices for Healthcare Providers Across the Five Stages of the EHR Life Cycle

Published: 06 July 2016

ID: G00307663

Analyst(s): Mike Jones


For healthcare providers, the EHR life cycle journey has dominated IT thinking and energy, as this strategic capability is adopted around the world. While regions and firms are at different stages, HDO CIOs benefit from understanding the lessons learned at their stage of focus and what lies ahead.

Table Of Contents


  • Stage 1 — Strategize and Plan
    • Objectives
    • Key Outputs
    • Research Relevant to the Strategize and Plan Stage
  • Stage 2 — Architect
    • Objectives
    • Key Outputs
    • Research Relevant to the Architect Stage
  • Stage 3 — Select
    • Objectives
    • Key Outputs
    • Research Relevant to the Select Stage
  • Stage 4 — Deploy
    • Objectives
    • Key Outputs
    • Research Relevant to the Deploy Stage
  • Stage 5 — Operate and Evolve
    • Objectives
    • Key Outputs
    • Research Relevant to the Operate and Evolve Stage

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