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Only you can set you free.
This point was made clear by a recent EHR implementation at Fletcher Allen Healthcare (FAHC) in Burlington, Vermont. The concept of ownership can be difficult one especially with a complex EHR implementation. However, FAHC took charge and changed from a substantially manual system to an inpatient and ambulatory electronic health record (EHR) in just two years. Now, 98 percent of the 800 faculty and community doctors at FAHC have adopted Computerized Physician Order Entry (CPOE). The project was completed on time and on budget.