Having such a system will allow valley practice to be recognized as a high-tech, high-touch practice that provides high quality care, cost effective patient care. Who was involved in the acquisition? The acquisition process involved a project steering committee that consisted with Dry. Brown as the lead who appointed a senior physician, Dry. Ward, the CEO, Mr.
. Rolls; a registered nurse, Ms. Matthews and the business office manager, Ms. Raymond. A member of the Regional Extension Center (RACE), Ms.Moore was approved by the physicians to be included in the committee to guide them through the process. Dry.
Marcus, lead physician along with six others physicians gave and received feedback on progress throughout the acquisition process according to (Wagner, Lee, & Glasses 2013). What system was acquired? The system that was acquired by Valley Practice was an Electronic Health Record (ERR) system to replace the paper-based system. What were the identified positives (pros) with the acquisition?The pros with the acquisition is that the steering committee worked well together and brought in someone from the outside that had knowledge of ERR When the process was one and presented to the staff they were willing to work with the new system. The new system will provide health maintenance reminders, drug interactions, and access to clinical practice guidelines or standards of care. The practice also intends to take advantage f the SMS ERR Incentive Program and achieve meaningful use.The implementation of ERR system will enable Valley Practice to be recognize as a high-tech, high touch practice that provides high quality, cost effective patient care using evidence-based standard. What were the identified negatives (cons) with the acquisition? The cons With this acquisition it that there was little time for the team to make a choice between the three top contenders. Reference: wager, K.
A. , Lee, F. W. , & Glasses, J. P. (2013).