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Private Duty Lunch Chat: Unlocking the Right EMR: Navigating Selection & Implementation (Zoom)

Private Duty Lunch Chat: Unlocking the Right EMR: Navigating Selection & Implementation (Zoom)

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)


We invite you to join HCAF for this informative chat about hot topics affecting the Private Duty home care sector. As a benefit of membership, these monthly online programs are offered at no cost to Private Duty and Combo members.

Topic: Unlocking the Right EMR: Navigating Selection & Implementation

In this edition of HCAF’s Private Duty Lunch Chat, we will discover a comprehensive roadmap from inception to execution of Electronic Medical Record (EMR) software evaluation and selection. Gain an end-to-end view of the process, empowering you to make informed decisions. Learn to sift through options effectively with tips on assessing genuine organizational needs, ensuring alignment with your goals. 

Engagement is key; understand which staff members to involve for enhanced outcomes and seamless change management. Explore strategies to foster internal collaboration and garner support throughout the transition. 

Moreover, decipher the qualities of an ideal tech partner. Uncover essential traits to look for in a collaborative ally, enabling a successful EMR integration. From functionalities to support structures, delve into the criteria critical for a fruitful partnership. 

Join us to demystify the EMR journey, equipping yourself with the insights necessary to embark on this transformative process confidently. 

Learning Objectives

By the end of this presentation, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the essential steps involved in the EMR evaluation and selection process, comprehensively understanding the journey from initiation to implementation. 
  • Evaluate organizational needs effectively, employing practical tips to discern critical requirements from optional features, ensuring alignment with overarching goals and objectives. 
  • Determine key stakeholders within the organization crucial for successful EMR adoption, strategizing engagement strategies to facilitate change management and garner support, thereby fostering a smooth transition. 

Meet the Speaker

Erin Vallier
Regional Director

Erin Vallier earned an Individually Structured Liberal Arts degree in Physical Science, Psychology, and Music Performance from the University of Colorado, Denver. She earned a Masters in Healthcare Administration and Management, with a Project Management Specialty, from Colorado State University. Erin began her career in the fitness industry in 2005. After earning her bachelor's, she transitioned to the home care space with a passion bred from personal and family experience. She has held management roles in the QA, intake, OASIS, and HR departments, and has helped facilitate numerous successful state and CHAP surveys for the organization she worked for. Erin was responsible for maintaining clinical documentation compliance, writing and revising policies and procedures, and for writing and facilitating new hire training for all clinical employees, including EMR and OASIS education. Her last role in home health was marketing - a natural segue to her role at AlayaCare. 

Continuing Education Info

Attendees receive 1.0 continuing education units for skilled nursing, occupational therapy, and speech therapy.

Call for Sponsors

HCAF offers a variety of ways for vendors to promote their products and services, including sponsorship of education programs. To learn more about sponsoring this or another program, contact us for more information.  

Have an idea for a future HCAF Private Duty Chat? Please contact Monica Smith, Deputy Director.


Register online or call (850) 222-8967 to register by phone. HCAF members receive a discounted registration rate! To obtain the member discount, please log in to your profile before registering.

 HCAF Private Duty & Combo Members: FREE
 HCAF Certified & Associate Members: $15
 Prospective Members: $25

Registrants are encouraged to log in to the program at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Additional logins will be charged an additional registration fee. By registering for this program you are agreeing to our payments, cancellation, and substitution policies.  

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