I just don't know why it's gone: maintaining informal information use in inpatient care

  title={I just don't know why it's gone: maintaining informal information use in inpatient care},
  author={Xiaomu Zhou and Mark S. Ackerman and Kai Zheng},
We conducted a field-based study examining informal nursing information. We examined the use of this information before and after the adoption of a CPOE (Computerized Provider Order Entry) system in an inpatient unit of a large teaching hospital. Before CPOE adoption, nurses used paper working documents to detail psycho-social information about patients; after the CPOE adoption, they did not use paper or digital notes as was planned. The paper describes this process and analyses how several… CONTINUE READING
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