Billing and Electronic Health Record
August 25, 2010
Presenters: Sean Pearson, Deborah Dickerson
Alignment of Billing and Electronic Health Record (BEHR) toward meaningful
use as defined by the HITECH Act.
Increase functionality and workflow of BEHR in order to prepare for
interfacing with the state laboratory division’s Laboratory Information
Management System (LIMS) and the New Mexico Statewide Immunization
Information System (NMSIIS) as well as private laboratories.
Increase revenue recovery by enhancing electronic claiming from BEHR.
Train all public health office staff on new version of BEHR.
Create requirement and configuration documents.
Implement upgraded EHR application in test environment.
Develop test plan and scripts. Execute test scripts in test environment.
Track and fix defects.
Upgrade BEHR EHR application in production.
Completed Planning Phase
Vendor contract amendment negotiated
Detailed Schedule, Budget and Communication Plans
Resources identified and committed
Business process team
IV&V contract negotiated and in contract review
Project Management Plan completed
TARC exception granted
IV&V contract executed
Execute vendor contract amendment
Track risk and issues
Modify and implement EHR templates and create new
Configure new version to DOH public health
Configure order and lab results
Create and execute detailed test plan and test scripts
Create and execute detailed training plans
Create training documentation
Funds requested for this certification: $180,000
Project Phase Certification Request: Implementation
Project Start Date: July 2010
Project End Date: June 2011
Total project value: $200,000
Total expended to date: $0
7/1/10 - 8/25/10 9/1/10 - 5/31/11 Begin testing 6/6/11 - 6/30/11
Initiation and Planning Phase Implementation phase Project Close-out
Project start Project End
9/15/10 5/2/11 - 5/27/11
Execute Mednetworx 9/30/10 - 12/22/10 Training
Contract Template modification and
15/8/10 4/1/11 - 4/29/11
development 1/3/11 - 1/28/11
Execute IV&V contract Develop training documentation
System configuration, 2/1/11 - 3/25/11 Super User training
Test plan and scripting Test system