2014 U.S. EHR Governance Study

APRIL 2, 2014

Chicago - HIMSS Analytics continues its series of strategic industry reports with the release of the 2014 U.S. EHR Governance Study.  The study represents unique Voice of Customer (VOC) insight from over 230 respondents on their current governance structure including effectiveness, efficiency and primary drivers, as well as challenges, success factors and associated vendors.

"How organizations make decisions around enhancements to EHRs, including implementation can dramatically impact their ability to meet regulatory measures and create workflow efficiencies," said HIMSS Analytics Research Director, Brendan FitzGerald. "This study looks at a number of components involved in creating an EHR governance structure."

Key findings of the Study include:

  • 60% of respondents have a formalized EHR governance structure in place
  • 63% of formalized EHR governance structures involves a cross-functional, multi-disciplinary advisory board or committee
  • Physician/clinician engagement and adoption are biggest EHR Governance challenges

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To request a copy of the Study, please email [email protected].


Heather Frechette-Crowley
Director, Marketing
HIMSS Analytics
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