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March 2011 - Posts

Nursing Informatics & Technology: A Blog for All Levels of Users

Career Paths for Informatics Nurses Outside the Hospital Setting
March 29, 2011 4:29 PM by Nicole Mohiuddin
In addition to varied roles inside a hospital, nursing informaticians work for medical vendors - as consultants or as employees - as well as in academia. For example, a nurse with an informatics background may work for an EMR (electronic medical records) Read More...
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CPOE: What's It Got to Do With Best Practice?
March 23, 2011 8:50 AM by Angela Lewis
I cannot believe there are still those who doubt the utilization of Computerized Provider Order Entry as a Best Practice. I would say (and many physicians who have utilized CPOE would also agree) that CPOE (no matter the vendor) does NOT increase a provider's Read More...
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How to Successfully Implement a New Application
March 15, 2011 5:29 PM by Denise Tyler
When a facility is introducing a new system, whether it is a scheduling tool, EHR or documentation system, the success of implementation is largely dependent on several steps falling into place. I will discuss four that I have found to have significant Read More...
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What’s in a Name? The Confusion Surrounding Nursing Informatics Titles
March 7, 2011 9:00 AM by Susan Newbold
According to the American Nurses Association ( 2008 ), "nursing informatics is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice. Read More...
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‘Seeing’ the Difference With the Help of Nursing Informatics
March 1, 2011 10:53 AM by Sandra Ng
While most of us are working on implementing electronic medical records applications, we forget how the technology we already have can be leveraged to enhance our patient care. In my evaluation of technology impacting the patient experience overall, one Read More...
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