Enabling technologies promise to revitalize the role of nursing in an era of patient safety

@article{Ball2003EnablingTP,
  title={Enabling technologies promise to revitalize the role of nursing in an era of patient safety},
  author={Marion J. Ball and Charlotte A. Weaver and Patricia A. Abbott},
  journal={International journal of medical informatics},
  year={2003},
  volume={69 1},
  pages={29-38}
}
The application of information technology (IT) in health care has the potential to transform the delivery of care, as well as the health care work environment, by streamlining processes, making procedures more accurate and efficient, and reducing the risk of human error. For nurses, a major aspect of this transformation is the refocusing of their work on direct patient care and away from being a conduit of information and communication among departments. Several of the technologies discussed… CONTINUE READING

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