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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.
We examine the Big Bang versus phased EMR implementation for hospitals. Exploring the various concerns hospitals have during an implementation of an EMR such as change management, business continuity aspects, and logistics around existing and new impatient records.
Tags: EMR/EPR, Clinical & Medical, Vitro, Healthcare Buying Cycle
Tags: Healthcare Buying Cycle, Procurement
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