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Selection and Implementation of Health IT Tools for HIV/AIDS Care

This module is intended to help guide the planning process and implementation of health IT tools to ensure that the selection and implementation of your health IT goes as smoothly as possible and that the systems chosen will be of value to your clinic in the future. The focus of this module is on the adoption of electronic health records (EHRs), but many of the processes included can be applied to other stand-alone health IT application (such as e-Prescribing systems).  The questions below address key issues that are commonly raised.

What Functionalities and Tools Are Available to Support HIV/AIDS Care?

How Do I Know If I am Ready to Implement Health IT?

How Do I Assess and Procure the Health IT Functionalities and Tools?

What Specific Expertise Do I Need to Implement Health IT Tools?

What Issues Unique to HIV/AIDS Care Should I Consider During Implementation?

How Do I Prepare For Go-Live?

Developed by the Health Resources and Services Administration as a resource for health centers and other safety net and ambulatory care providers who are seeking to implement health IT.
Health Information Technology Toolboxes help health centers, safety net providers, and ambulatory care providers with electronic and online resources and technical assistance to improve patient care.  More>
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