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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-8 Test Results Reporting and Follow-Up

SAFER-8 Test Results Reporting and Follow-Up

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

The Test Results Reporting and Follow-Up SAFER Guide identifies recommended safety practices intended to optimize the safety and safe use of processes and EHR technology for the electronic communication and management of diagnostic test results. Processes relating to test results are fragile, requiring careful planning, implementation, and maintenance to deliver correct information promptly to the intended recipients.

In the EHR-enabled healthcare environment, providers rely on technology to support and manage the reporting and follow-up of test results. This guide offers recommended practices related to the content and communication of test results to the clinician, as well as recommended practices related to the documentation and follow-up of test results.

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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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The Quadruple Aim
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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