A national IT management services organization was born when four community health centers collaborated on an electronic health record system.
Planting a Seed: How Planned Parenthood Built a Technology Services Practice from the Ground Up (536 K)
After receiving a planning grant from the California Networks for Electronic Health Record Adoption (CNEA), four California-based Planned Parenthood affiliates formed an organization to help lead implementation of a joint electronic health record (EHR) system. The new organization, Voxent, grew to become the national IT management services organization for Planned Parenthood Federation of America.
Some lessons from the Voxent success story:
The report, which describes Voxent's beginnings and lessons learned in its expansion, is available under Document Downloads.