Temple Physicians Incorporated, a 400-physician (salaried) academic faculty practice plan owned by Temple University Health System (TUHS), a four-hospital system in Philadelphia, has been moving forward on a number of fronts when it comes to EHR implementation. Frank Erdlen, the group’s CIO, has turned to the concept of pre-load services to make sure the implementation has gone well.

Temple Physicians Incorporated, a 400-physician (salaried) academic faculty practice plan owned by Temple University Health System (TUHS), a four-hospital system in Philadelphia, has been moving forward on a number of fronts when it comes to electronic medical record/electronic health record (EMR/EHR) implementation. One of the areas in which Frank Erdlen, vice dean of information technology for Temple University School of Medicine and CIO of Temple University Physicians, felt the need for assistance, was in the area known as EMR pre-load services.

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Source: Optimizing EHR Implementation Through “Pre-Load Services”: Temple Physicians’ Experience