The Do's and Don'ts of Platform Migration

When:  Aug 26, 2020 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM (ET)
Presenter: TJ Temple
Organization: Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri

Ozarks Medical Center moved from a multiple EHR environment to MEDITECH Expanse utilizing the "big bang" approach. This presentation will highlight the top Do's and Don'ts when migrating from different platforms into a unified platform. Topics will include staffing recommendations, vendor relations, data conversions, interfaces, education tactics, organizational engagement, project branding, and go live support.

Presenter: TJ Temple
Organization: Ozarks Medical Center, West Plains, Missouri

Ozarks Medical Center moved from a multiple EHR environment to a consolidated environment using MEDITECH Expanse on January 1, 2020 utilizing the "big bang" approach. This presentation will highlight the top Do's and Don'ts when migrating from different platforms into a unified platform. Topics will include staffing recommendations, vendor relations, data conversions, interfaces, education tactics, organizational engagement, project branding, and go live support to name a few. Though the presentation will be geared from perspective of Ozarks Medical Center's journey from multiple EHR systems to MEDITECH Expanse, the information could be applied for any major platform migration.

TJ TempleTJ Temple is the Executive Director of Information Technology at Ozarks Medical Center in West Plains, Missouri, where he has been employed for 16 years. TJ is active in the MUSE community and is currently serving on the MUSE Board or Directors as a Director at Large as well as Board representative on the Education Committee. Ozarks Medical Center is a 114-bed community hospital with 23 rural health and specialty clinics serving a nine county area. The facility moved from a multiple EHR environment to a unified MEDITECH platform on January 1st 2020.

Learner objectives:

  • Get key insights into vendor considerations that will put your organization ahead of the planning curve.
  • Understand staffing considerations for your migration and learn tactics to prepare your organization for the huge undertaking of platform migration.
  • • Learn ideas and tactics for organizational engagement strategies to help garner support for your project across the organization.

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