re: EHR Deployment Costs Approach $30,000 Per Doctor
The $30,000 figure is a per FTE physician benchmark based upon the subsequent question:
What was the approximate per physician purchase and implementation cost for the system?
______________ implementation cost
Therefore, it is inclusive of acquisition as well as implementation costs.
In reference to the second inquiry, the question was not explicit. However, the survey that this question resides within is based upon a fiscal year.
In reference to the third inquiry, the survey question was as follows:
What was the approximate per physician, per month maintenance cost for the system? _________________ maintenance cost
This could be a contractual per month cost and/or a usage cost that was computed per month.