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Select a Certified EHR

Selecting an EHR requires analyzing your organization’s needs and understanding how different EHRs meet them. Whether you are interested in acquiring a new EHR or are upgrading an existing one, consider learning from other users’ experiences, comparing services of different vendors, and following recommended procedures for contracting with a vendor. Incorporating these practices results in a selection process that offers the best match between EHR functions and your organization’s needs.      

What You Need to Know to Select a Certified EHR

Knowing about your EHR options and what is involved in a selection process can prevent costly mistakes. Here are some important topics to understand before beginning the selection process:

How to Select a Certified EHR

Read more in this section about the steps you can follow to make the best EHR choice for your organization.