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Plan Budget & Secure Funding

The budget for an EHR project involves much more than just the cost of the software. Safety net providers need to consider costs related to planning the project, selecting a vendor, installing the new tool, training staff, and more. This section will help providers understand what costs to expect and how to create a realistic budget.

What You Need to Know About Budgeting and Funding EHR Projects 

The elements of a budget for EHR implementation include the purchase of items and services, as well as the “hidden” cost of the staff labor required to plan the EHR and put it into practice.

How to Budget and Fund EHR Projects

Learn more about the following major steps involved in budgeting and funding EHR projects: