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Keys to EMR/EHR Success: Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, New 2nd Edition, by Ronald Sterling

Wednesday, May 19, 2010 General News J E 4
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PHOENIX, Md., May 19 Greenbranch Publishing announces the Second Edition of the breakthrough book for practices eager to minimize the costs, confusion and outright risks of choosing and implementing an Electronic Medical Record system. Keys to EMR/EHR Success: Selecting and Implementing an Electronic Medical Record, 2nd Edition by Ronald Sterling, CPA, MBA, paperback, 304 pages, ISBN: 978-0-9827055-0-6, list price - $139.00

The 1st Edition of Keys to EMR Success, was the HIMSS Book of the Year Award winner. In this revised Edition, nationally recognized expert Ron Sterling has included new chapters on EHR and Malpractice Risk, ARRA and Meaningful Use as well as detailed coverage of conversion issues for practices that have an old EMR.

"There is no question," says Sterling, "that the selection and implementation of an EHR is a 'bet-the-practice' proposition. If you fail, you end up with more costs and greater frustration. Yet, few practices will be able to avoid implementing EHRs."

Should I Invest in an EHR?

Evaluating an EHR Investment Comparing the system's cost to ROI

Your Practice Management System and an EHR Getting these systems to work together

Compiling a Practice-Focused Evaluation List Requirements -- now and future

EHR and Malpractice Risk Patient service and operations risk

Selecting Products to Review Narrowing the field of 400 products

Reviewing Products for Your Practice Due diligence; what to look for in demos

Making a Final Decision

Negotiating a Contract Tricky situations with warranties, termination clauses, upfront fees

Implementing an EHR Who does what, when

Activating an EHR Minimize personnel and logistics issues from sabotaging you

Supporting an EHR

BONUS!... EHR glossary and list of CCHIT Certified vendors

About Ron Sterling

Ron Sterling, CPA, MBA, is President of Sterling Solutions, Ltd., Silver Spring, MD. A nationally recognized expert on practice-based IT, and a sought-out speaker on the national scene, his first edition of Keys to EMR Success won the HIMSS Book of the Year Award. www.sterling-solutions.com

About Greenbranch Publishing, LLC

Headquartered in Phoenix, Maryland, Greenbranch Publishing, is a privately held firm founded in 1998. A leading publisher of medical practice management titles, electronic media and audio conferences for physicians and practice administrators, more information can be found at www.greenbranch.com, www.codapedia.com

Greenbranch Publishing PO Box 208 Phoenix, MD 21131 www.greenbranch.com Contact: Nancy Collins ncollins@greenbranch.com (800) 933-3711

SOURCE Greenbranch Publishing
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