You’ve finally decided on a new EHR software (congratulations!) and now you might be wondering how you can make the implementation process as smooth as possible. While we’ll be the first to admit that implementation can be challenging at times, we also want to encourage you to stick with the process and stay calm, it will all be worth it in the end. To help the process along, we have some tips that will help your implementation become a success!
5 Habits for Successful EHR Software Implementation
1. Learn to Rely on Your Training Resources
Your software vendor offers training for a reason, so make sure that your practice utilizes it to its full potential. Trying to figure out everything on your own not only takes time, but it is confusing for everyone in your practice. Ask questions and review training regularly as you get acquainted with your new software.
2. Allow Yourself to be Flexible to Workflow Changes
You’re switching to a new EHR software for many reasons, but one of the biggest is to improve your office workflow. Keep that in mind as you move through implementation and be flexible to making changes to your old workflow habits. Analyze your processes and make necessary and realistic changes so that you can get the most out of your new software.