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The Role of Leadership in the EHR Project: What Rural Leaders Need to Know

Duration: approximately 55 minutes

Joe Wivoda Presenters:
Joe Wivoda, Chief Information Officer
National Rural Health Resource Center

Hospital leadership is critical when implementing electronic information systems, particularly in rural and critical access hospitals. This presentation provides examples of effective project structure for rural and critical access hospital Electronic Health Record (EHR) projects.

Discussion includes hospital leadership roles as well as the expectations of champions, project managers and vendors involved with the project. The information in this presentation is designed to help rural health care facilities better prepare for their EHR project or improve an existing EHR project.