Resources and Tools

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Office of Burden Reduction & Health Informatics focuses on reducing administrative burden through the Patients Over Paperwork initiative.

The American College of Physicians drafted a framework to analyze administrative tasks as part of their position paper on the Patients Before Paperwork initiative. Though specific to physicians, their approach may serve as a useful example.

The American Medical Association designed the STEPS Forward® collection to offer educational toolkits to reduce EHR and Technology associated administrative burden as well as a practice assessment.

The Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology offers a Health IT Playbook for Electronic Health Records and Health IT recommendations for various Care Settings.