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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Getting better data on EHR Adoption

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  • Define EHR:
    • Institute of Medicine definition laying out 8 key functionalities
    • HIT Adoption Initiative modification
  • Define Adoption
    • Acquisition
    • Installation
    • Use
  • Design data collection methods
    • Development of new survey tools (PM, physician, hospital, consumer)
    • Identify goals and objectives of policy
    • Build upon existing federal and private surveys
    • Develop survey questions that add to and fill in the gaps of other existing programs of data collection

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