Discussion Board #4- Electronic Health Records

Discussion Board #4- Electronic Health Records

Discussion Board #4- Electronic Health Records
In an article by Schwartz, 2012 Lessons for nurses and administrators to ensure the adoption of electronic health records requires administrators to:

Strike a balance on customization.
Prepare the staff, but anticipate resistance.
Gird for productivity losses in the initial weeks.
Design a system focused on using data to improve care.
Understand and prepare for the impact on patient interactions.
Strive for interoperability across settings.
Guard against information overload.
Measure results and have a process in place for nonstop change.
1) Do you agree with these recommendations? 2) What are the challenges with implementing these recommendations. 3) Which areas in your clinical practice do you find these areas to be a challenge and 4) What are things we can do to overcome the challenges of adopting EHRs or any technology into clinical practice.

Schwartz, A. (2012). Nurses adopt electronic health records. Retrieved from

https://scienceofcaring.ucsf.edu/patient-care/nurses-adopt-electronic-health-records (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.


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Adoption of Electronic Health Records
I agree with the recommendation given by Schwartz (2012) regarding the roles of nurses and administrators in the adoption of electronic health records (EHR). According to Schwartz (2012), when preparing staff, there must be an anticipation of resistance.

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