Category list : Electronic records
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Following heath secretary Jeremy Hunt’s recent challenge to the NHS to ‘go paperless’ by 2018, doctors and hospitals are going to need IT tools to coordinate care electronically.
Applying speech-to-text systems in documentationSubscription
Implementing speech-to-text systems for nursing documentation requires a cultural change in the way nurses view record keeping
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
A new health data watchdog has been announced for patients’ medical information as part of plans to improve the use of technology across the NHS.
Patient documentation is crucial but must be kept simple, precise, concise and cohesive, otherwise it does not support patient care, argues Jayne Parker
What do you think? Should patients have full access to their own records?
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
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.
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
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