Most experts agree that successful implementation of health IT is more dependent on effective change management and organizational leadership than on the technology itself. First, health IT adoption is usually an expensive endeavor that requires significant investment and commitment on the part of the entire organization. In addition, since health IT applications, such as EHRs, change the way work is done by physicians, nurses and other allied care providers, each group's concerns and needs must be addressed in planning, designing and implementing a new system to avoid dissatisfaction or outright rejection of the system.
How do I get support from senior management?
How do I get buy-in from the various stakeholders/users?
How do I document the various activities of the project?
How can I identify, track and resolve issues that arise?
Why focus on communications?
E-mail the HealthIT e-mail box: firstname.lastname@example.org