Category list : Electronic records
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Introducing an electronic blood-tracking systemSubscription
This article describes how Trafford General Hospital developed an electronic blood-tracking system that enables it to comply with new blood-transfusion regulations. It also records every stage of the transfusion process.
A system that alerts specialist nurses via email and text message when a known cancer patient attends hospital has reduced stays at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Hospitals Foundation Trust.
What can nurse leaders and staff nurses do to prepare to implement electronic care records?Subscription
With electronic care records being rolled out in England, nurse leaders, managers and frontline nurses need to prepare to change how patients’ records are kept
Electronic care records give nurses access to information that can transform patient careSubscription
Electronic care records will create single, standardised records for NHS patients in England. This will ensure that the fullest clinical picture is available to all
Examining the impact of electronic care records on confidentiality and nursing practice Subscription
While electronic care records offer many opportunities, they also present practical and professional challenges for nurses, which the profession must be prepared to tackle Download a print-friendly PDF file of this article here
Hospital nurses should “nag” their employers to adopt modern IT systems more quickly, according to a sister at a trust which has been using such technology for the last six months.
A trust developed an electronic tool to measure the quality of care home services, giving managers immediate feedback and an objective report on standards
A plan to integrate NHS patient care records is not going to work and millions of pounds may have been wasted, according to a damning report from MPs.
Assessing the value of electronic recordsSubscription
A project investigating whether electronic records can help nurses enhance patient involvement and care planning found a range of issues to be addressed
Electronic record system preparationSubscription
Nurse leaders may need to prepare for new electronic record systems. This article advises them on the questions they will need to ask to ensure sustainable benefits for patients