A Time-Motion Study of Registered Nurses' Workflow in Intensive Care Unit Remote Monitoring

@article{Tang2006ATS,
  title={A Time-Motion Study of Registered Nurses' Workflow in Intensive Care Unit Remote Monitoring},
  author={Zhihua Tang and Janine Mazabob and Liza M. Weavind and Eric J. Thomas and Todd R. Johnson},
  journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium},
  year={2006},
  pages={759-63}
}
Utilizing advanced information technology, Intensive Care Unit (ICU) remote monitoring allows highly trained specialists to oversee a large number of patients at multiple sites on a continuous basis. In the current research, we conducted a time-motion study of registered nurses' work in an ICU remote monitoring facility. Data were collected on seven nurses through 40 hours of observation. The results showed that nurses' essential tasks were centered on three themes: monitoring patients… CONTINUE READING