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Table 1. Health IT Steps for On-Time Implementation Based on Current CNA Documentation

On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities

Step

CNA Documentation Current State

Select Vendor

Install Software and Train Staff

On-Time Health IT Requirements Added to Software and Tested

Health IT Ready for On-Time Implementation

1

Paper based

X

X

X

X

2

CNA electronic documentation module does not meet On-Time requirements

  

X

X

3

CNA electronic documentation module meets On-Time requirements*

   

X

* Several long-term care Health IT vendors have programmed the "On-Time" tools into their software and have completed rigorous testing to confirm that requirements are met.

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Page last reviewed January 2011
Internet Citation: Table 1. Health IT Steps for On-Time Implementation Based on Current CNA Documentation: On-Time Quality Improvement Manual for Long-Term Care Facilities. January 2011. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/professionals/systems/long-term-care/resources/ontime/ontimeqimanual/qimanltab1.html