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Implementing Electronic Documentation

Noah, Patty MSN, RN, CNRN

doi: 10.1097/CNQ.0b013e31821c659d
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Implementing health information technology is a major strategic objective. Health care organizations must meet “meaningful use” through the implementation of a certified electronic medical record. It is the imperative to secure leadership support in the project. Communication, accountability, and clinical champions are vital elements for successful implementation

Information Technology, Allegheny General Hospital, West Penn Allegheny Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Correspondence: Patty Noah, MSN, RN, CNRN, West Penn Allegheny Health System, 320 East North Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 (pnoah@wpahs.org).

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