SPOTLIGHT: Getting value from an EMR

In the latest issue of HealthLeaders, executives at four hospitals and health systems share tips on moving beyond implementation strategy to get real value out of their EMR investments. Above all, the executives say, make sure the whole organization is committed to the project, and that clinicians have leadership roles in all phases of planning and implementation. Make the systems easy to access and use, provide ongoing training, and be patient, they advise. Story