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Enjoy Vitro Software's Insights series where we provide views, experiences and opinions from both our own specialist eHealth staff and guest contributors. We cover a range of topics such as; Clinical Information Systems (CIS), Electronic Medical Records (EMR), integration and interoperability, cloud hosting, change management, user adoption and more.
Tags: EMR/EPR, Nursing, Workflow, Integrated Care Pathways
Nurses should be consulted in the early stages of EMR implementation so healthcare technology companies can create a user friendly EMR. 98% of nurses surveyed in US hospitals agree that they have never been included in hospital technology decision or design. Only 15% of those surveyed thought that their IT department were receptive to nurses’ suggestions in improving electronic documentation. These numbers simply have to be improved upon.
Tags: EMR/EPR, Clinical & Medical, Nursing