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The Integration of Hospital Information Systems into Nursing Practice: A Literature Review

  • Kristen H. Kjerulff
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

When a hospital information system (HIS) is implemented, the nursing department is frequently the last department, or one of the last, to begin using the system. A recent survey indicates that with only 20% of currently implemented HIS is there nursing interaction. Of that 20%, one-fourth have computer systems with specific applications for nursing such as patient classification systems, nursing notes, or nursing care plans (Grams, 1983). Thus, only about 5% of American hospitals have computer systems with specific nursing applications.

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IEEE Computer Society Nursing Practice Nursing Student Hospital Information System Annual Symposium 
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