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Overview

This section contains resources that help health centers to successfully implement EHRs, including leadership teams needed, workflow adoption, transitioning between EHRs, meaningful use, and patient safety issues.

Implementing EHR
SAFER-7 Computerized Provider Order Entry with Decision Support

SAFER-7 Computerized Provider Order Entry with Decision Support

A Resource Developed by the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology

The Computerized Provider Order Entry with Decision Support SAFER Guide identifies recommended safety practices associated with Computerized Provider Order Entry (CPOE) and Clinical Decision Support (CDS). Completing this self-assessment in collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team will help an organization optimize the safety and safe use of CPOE with CDS in the EHR.

The implementation and use of CPOE with CDS is complex and fragile, requiring careful planning, implementation, and maintenance to function properly. In the EHR-enabled healthcare environment, providers rely on technology to support and manage the complex processes related to CPOE with decision support, and this reliance creates potential safety risks that can be minimized by the adoption of the recommended practices in this guide.

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Acknowledgements

This resource collection was compiled by the HITEQ Center staff with guidance from HITEQ Advisory Committee members and collaborators of the HITEQ Center.

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Quadruple Aim

A Conceptual Framework

Improving the U.S. health care system requires four aims: improving the experience of care, improving the health of populations, reducing per capita costs and improving care team well-being. HITEQ Center resources seek to provide content and direction aligned with the goals of the Quadruple Aim

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