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Implementing New Technologies? Ask a Nurse!

It’s no secret that the process of implementing new technologies into a hospital is often costly and time consuming. Exacerbating this problem is the fact that many hospitals don’t spend the proper amount of time and resources on proper implementation…

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News Corner: The Importance of Nursing Informatics to Be Covered at HIMSS

Though HIMSS has traditionally catered to an IT/informaticist audience, technological innovations are shifting some of the focus to nurses. At HIMSS16, longtime CIO, Edward Marx, Vice President of the Advisory Board Company, will present why he believes nurses should be…

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Closed-Loop Patient Care Services: A Pharmacist Perspective

By Stephen F. Eckel, PharmD, MHA, BCPS; Associate Director of Pharmacy, University of North Carolina Medical Center; Clinical Associate Professor, UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy In hospital pharmacy today, there is much discussion regarding the “closed-loop” medication use process. By…

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Informatics Nurses Impact Technology, Patient Care

According to a recent survey conducted by HIMSS, informatics nurses are greatly impacting health IT in a positive way. In a field where nurse efficiency and satisfaction significantly influence patient care, it is crucial to recognize healthcare workers for their…

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CNIO = YES; Nurse CIOs are on the Rise!

Technology is a major investment for any healthcare institution.  Enlisting the right people to implement new technologies is vital to ensuring maximum value and impact.  When it comes to choosing technology to improve patient care, more facilities are turning to…

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Nursing + Technology = Nursing Informatics

Technology is playing an increasingly larger role in the way healthcare facilities operate. For better or worse, nurses are among the most affected by the benefits and pitfalls of technology. As such, it makes sense for a facility to have…

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