The Role of the Informatics Nurse in a Computer System Implementation

  • Eleanor Callahan Hunt
  • Sara Breckenridge Sproat
  • Rebecca Rutherford Kitzmiller
Part of the Health Informatics Series book series (HI)


Nurses as professionals are ideally suited to systems implementation. The systems analysis process bears a striking resemblance to the nursing process, the core of all nursing activities. In Figure 3.1, the general steps of observation, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the implemented plan run parallel between the two processes.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Eleanor Callahan Hunt
    • 1
  • Sara Breckenridge Sproat
    • 2
  • Rebecca Rutherford Kitzmiller
    • 3
  1. 1.Informatics ConsultantRaleighUSA
  2. 2.67th Combat Support Hospital, UnitWuerzburgGermany
  3. 3.Duke University Health SystemDurhamUSA

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