As America's hospitals venture farther into the electronic age, nurses must embrace the change and move forward and recognize the benefits the EMR provides to their patients, health care facility and the nursing profession.
"Information technology is one of the newest innovations in the health care industry and as nurses begin to enter into the new world of EMRs, they will understand how beneficial they are to improving safety and quality of patient care, providing quick and easy access to patient's information, decreasing medical errors and allowing practitioners to make better healthcare decisions," says
Dr. Yehle says the e-book helps nurses prepare for EMR implementation at their hospital or physician practice and serves as a guide about what they should know to overcome potential challenges to use health care's newest technology innovation to revolutionize the nursing profession.
Meaningful Use of EMRs
'Electronic Medical Records: A Nursing Perspective' is a must read for nurses who want to learn the basic facts about EMRs to incorporate this technology into their nursing workflow to improve patient care and safety and help providers have quick and easy access to patient's vital health records.
• Introduction to EMR
• The Great Debate: Pros and Cons
• Meaningful Use
• Patient Safety: Using the EMR to Prevent Medical Errors
• Looking Ahead: Health Information Exchange Between Providers
• EMR Translates into Career Opportunities
"EMRs will translate into career opportunities for nurses," says Dr. Yehle. "Nurses who are naturally tech-savvy are a perfect fit for the exciting field of informatics since their clinical background brings crucial strengths to the field. Most importantly, by developing new skills nurses can take on new challenges and play an important role in the health care transformation."
The complimentary e-book, 'Electronic Medical Records: A Nursing Perspective' is now available for download at http://www.americansentinel.edu/blog/2014/04/22/electronic-medical-records2/.
Nurses interested in planning, implementing and evaluating information technology initiatives should consider making this their career specialty. Learn more about
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