Herding cats: the challenges of EMR vendor selection.

Samuel W. McDowell, Regi Wahl, James Michelson

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The selection of an enterprise-wide electronic medical record (EMR) by a medical center is a major undertaking that will define its future clinical processes for many years. The parameters that drive the selection include the clinical requirements, the financial needs of the medical center, the geographic setting, the need for outreach into the community, and an analysis of the existing and predicted flow of information and work within the clinical systems.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-71
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of healthcare information management : JHIM
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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