Leadership Tips During a Health IT Implementation

Leadership Tips During a Health IT Implementation

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This course provided by HRSA and may require a secondary registration and/or login.

This webinar focuses on the importance of leadership in successfully steering an organization through a health IT implementation. It features established leaders who have conducted more than 70 health IT implementations in health centers, rural health clinics, and critical access hospitals. The presenters will also focus on how leadership is important in helping staff, clinicians, patients, a safety net providers’ board, and partners adjust to and overcome the barriers that typically accompany a health IT implementation and impede success. Lastly, the presenters will provide leadership examples of unique health IT implementation situations such as meeting meaningful use objectives, changing vendors, and implementing health IT in multiple provider sites.


  • Terry Hill, MPA, Executive Director and Joe Wivoda, Chief Information Officer, National Rural Health Resource Center
  • Greg Wolverton, Chief Information Officer White River Rural Health Center, Arkansas
  • Doug Smith, Executive Director Greene County Healthcare, North Carolina

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Target Audience
This course is designed for the general public.

Learning Objectives
none listed

COL Competencies/COL Tier(s)
1A.4 (Tier 1): Uses information technology in accessing, collecting, analyzing, using, maintaining, and disseminating data and information

Professional/Disciplinary Competencies
Community Health Center Core Competency Model (CHCM)
I1: Utilize computer software programs specific to primary health care programs/services

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Credit /CEU

1.5 hrs.

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