You are the HIM Director of a 500-bed acute care hospital and have been asked to serve on the planning committee for EHR implementation. Your purpose on the committee is to identify needs from an HIM perspective.
1. Make a list of information that would be useful for you to receive with the Request for Information (RFI), which could help you contribute to the decision-making process.
2. Make a list of important issues to be addressed during the contract negotiation phase.
3. Once due diligence begins, what consequences must be considered to make a fully informed decision?