Achieving "meaningful use" of electronic health records through the integration of the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set.

  title={Achieving "meaningful use" of electronic health records through the integration of the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set.},
  author={Bonnie L. Westra and Amarnath Subramanian and Colleen M Hart and Susan A. Matney and Patricia S. Wilson and Stanley M. Huff and Diane L Huber and Connie White Delaney},
  journal={The Journal of nursing administration},
  volume={40 7-8},
OBJECTIVE To update the definitions and measures for the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS). BACKGROUND Meaningful use of electronic health records includes reuse of the data for quality improvement. Nursing management data are essential to explain variances in outcomes. The NMMDS is a research-based minimum set of essential standardized management data useful to support nursing management and administrative decisions for quality improvement. METHODS The NMMDS data elements… CONTINUE READING
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