HIMSS22: How Technology Is Transforming Nurse Workflows
Nursing shortages have made it crucial for healthcare organizations to improve nurses’ workflows — and health IT solutions such as hand-held devices with built-in barcode scanning, EHR-integrated workflows and clinical communication and collaboration (CC&C) tools can make a difference.
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Jean Davis, Senior Director, Nursing Informatics, Banner Health
Remy Morgan, Senior Solution Architect, Collaboration and Workspace, CDW Healthcare
- EHR-integrated workflows relieve the documentation burden on nurses and make information more accessible.
- To ensure implementation success, healthcare organizations should identify the problem that needs solving before choosing a specific technology to address it.
- CC&C tools such as role-based calling can improve nursing workflows and prevent communication lapses among care teams.