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How to Get Nurses on Board the EHR Train



While RNs will have to go through a period of adjustment, they will discover that the learning curve on electronic health records systems is not as steep as they fear or imagine. Here are five tips from a nurse leader who has experienced successful IT implementations.



1 comments on "How to Get Nurses on Board the EHR Train"
kit (12/28/2010 at 2:38 PM)

Good article. I think that an RN-informatician should be added to any hospital above 150 beds. In addition, 24/7 super user support is needed for longer interval than many vendors provide. Finally, a hospital blog should be dedicated to real world insights on IT integration; Three questions for the author/informaticians Does ANIA/AMIA have data on the number of RN-informaticians that we have? Are these nursing informatics programs capitalized like the med informatics groups? What programs lead to the most innovative thinking? (ie. Purdue or Baltimore are two that come to mind)