Effect of Computerized Nursing Documentation on Clinical Care Activitiesin a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Abstract

A point of care computerized nursing documentation system is being evaluated to determine if the implementation resulted in a timesaving for neonatal nurse practitioners (NNP) while preparing for patient rounds. A benefit of the hypothesized decreased work process is earlier initiation of care changes thus improving care quality. Observable activities within the work process were timed before and again 4 months after implementation of the computerized nursing documentation system. Data will be analyzed and results reported.

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@article{Heermann2005EffectOC, title={Effect of Computerized Nursing Documentation on Clinical Care Activitiesin a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)}, author={Judith A. Heermann and Angela Starkey and Cheryl Bagley Thompson}, journal={AMIA ... Annual Symposium proceedings. AMIA Symposium}, year={2005}, pages={977} }