Things You Won’t Hear Hospital EMR Customers Say

My colleague John recently wrote an item offering a list of comments you’re not likely to hear EMR-using doctors say to one another. (It’s a great read — you should check it out! ) Not to be outdone, I’ve pulled together a list of things you (too) seldom hear hospital EMR customers say:

Gosh, the EMR rollout took a lot less time than we expected.”

“Our IT staff has plenty of time to implement and manage our new EMR. No sweat.”

“We went with our vendor because it was the most affordable option.”

“Now that we have our EMR in place, connecting to an HIE will be no big deal.”

“What impresses me about Epic is how experienced their staff is.”

“I don’t care what other hospitals do, we’re going with the EMR that’s right for our hospital.”

“If doctors don’t like our EMR, it’s probably because there’s something wrong with it.”

“Open source EMRs and enterprise tools really deserve a second look.”

What about you, readers?  Can you add to this list?

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Anne Zieger

Anne Zieger

Anne Zieger is a healthcare journalist who has written about the industry for 30 years. Her work has appeared in all of the leading healthcare industry publications, and she's served as editor in chief of several healthcare B2B sites.

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