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Slide Presentation from the AHRQ 2007 Annual Conference

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Implementation Lessons (2)

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  • Use early adopters as trainers
  • Users interested in research results as motivation for adoption
    • Medication safety, workflow / workload
    • Focus groups provided opportunity to provide feedback
  • Retail pharmacies are stakeholders, too
  • Patients love looking at their data with their physician
  • Many exam rooms not large enough for computer
    • Need retrofitting
  • Maintenance includes ongoing monitoring and development of plans for system downtime
  • Customization of purchased system
    • With great care; detailed work

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