Benchmark – RFI for EHR Vendor

You will choose an acute care or ambulatory setting and an EHR vendor to determine if the EHR vendor meets the needs of the setting.In a 1,000-1,250 word essay, describe the considerations that need to be addressed during the EHR vendor evaluation process using the key criteria below. Evaluate your selected EHR vendor based on the research you have done on the key criteria. Include the following:Describe the organization, services provided, and the need for a new system.Explain the RFI process and the significance of a vendor evaluation and rating scale.Describe the health care information system architecture, functionality, and applicability to health care practice (include research, administrative reporting, security, and certification).Provide examples of how the EHR supports care coordination, interoperability, and electronic quality measures.Explain the vendor implementation support and stakeholder education process.A summary of the findings and whether or not to recommend the chosen health care setting and EHR vendor, based on applicability to health care practice, education, administration, and researchPrepare this assignment according to the guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.This assignment uses a rubric. Please review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the expectations for successful completion.You are required to submit this assignment to LopesWrite. A link to the LopesWrite technical support articles is located in Class Resources if you need assistance.Benchmark InformationThis benchmark assignment assesses the following programmatic competencies: MS Health Informatics1.2: Evaluate computer and information technologies to determine applicability to health care practice, education, administration, and research.MSN Health Informatics6.2: Evaluate computer and information technologies to determine applicability to health care practice, education, administration, and research.