As behavioral health organizations define their strategic roadmap for future applications, a painful discussion frequently takes place . . . what about our electronic health record? We have spent so much time on EHRs over the past decade, but in many cases they are still creating minimal value for organizations. In some, they a significant barrier to efficiency and consistent outcomes.
As we try to move on to “what’s next,” many organizations still have a difficult decision to make: can we optimize our EHR to support our needs, or do we need to find a system for the future?