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Build Workforce

Safety net providers will need the skills of their internal staff plus health IT experts to support them in adopting and using their EHRs. The core EHR team and other staff must communicate well as they move through planning, implementation, training for go-live, and beyond. Clinicians and other staff in the safety net community often play multiple roles, and training is key. This module was developed to provide resources for safety net providers on building a health IT workforce.  

What You Need to Know About Building a Health IT Workforce

Building a health IT workforce requires specific expertise, excellent communication among the EHR leaders and other staff, and effective, efficient training for all.

How to Build a Health IT Workforce

Building your workforce usually involves these steps: