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OBJECTIVES Seoul National University Bundang Hospital, which is the first Stage 7 hospital outside of North America, has adopted and utilized an innovative and emerging information technology system to improve the efficiency and quality of patient care. The objective of this paper is to briefly introduce the major components of the SNUBH information system(More)
PURPOSE The study was designed to determine the discriminating ability of a Bayesian network (BN) for predicting risk for pressure ulcers. METHODS Analysis was done using a retrospective cohort, nursing records representing 21,114 hospital days, 3,348 patients at risk for ulcers, admitted to the intensive care unit of a tertiary teaching hospital between(More)
OBJECTIVE The aims of this study were to explore pressure ulcer incidences and practice variations in the nursing intervention provided for preventive pressure-ulcer care to patients either with pressure ulcers or at risk of pressure ulcers, and to examine them in relation to the patients' medical problems and the characteristics of the nurses who cared for(More)
To determine the usefulness of a clinical data repository for nursing, we conducted two studies (1) investigating the gaps between required nursing care time based on patient classification and actual nursing care time based on nurse staffing level and (2) exploring the practice variations of nurses by comparing nursing interventions documented to prevent(More)
User experience design that reflects real-world application and aims to support suitable service solutions has arisen as one of the current issues in the medical informatics research domain. The Smart Bedside Station (SBS) is a screen that is installed on the bedside for the personal use and provides a variety of convenient services for the patients.(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this paper is to describe the components of a next-generation electronic nursing records system ensuring full semantic interoperability and integrating evidence into the nursing records system. METHODS A next-generation electronic nursing records system based on detailed clinical models and clinical practice guidelines was(More)
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to test the feasibility of an electronic nursing record system for perinatal care that is based on detailed clinical models and clinical practice guidelines in perinatal care. METHODS THIS STUDY WAS CARRIED OUT IN FIVE PHASES: 1) generating nursing statements using detailed clinical models; 2) identifying the(More)
OBJECTIVE The present study focused on the design, implementation, and evaluation of a personalized mobile patient guide system that utilizes smart phones, indoor navigation technology and a hospital information system (HIS) to address the difficulties that outpatients face in finding hospital facilities, recognizing their daily treatment schedule, and(More)
The increasing adoption of electronic medical record (EMR) systems including nursing documentation worldwide provides opportunities for improving patient safety by the automatic prediction of adverse events using EMR data. An inpatient fall is a preventable adverse event that can be managed more effectively and efficiently through a data-driven predictive(More)
The aim of this study is to develop and evaluate a natural language generation system to populate nursing narratives using detailed clinical models. Semantic, contextual, and syntactical knowledges were extracted. A natural language generation system linking these knowledges was developed. The quality of generated nursing narratives was evaluated by the(More)