For this discussion, you will use information from your assigned readings, the literature and leaders in your organization to discuss the following:
- Compare and contrast informatics and clinical informatics. Cite references.
- Provide 2 examples with rationale of clinical informatics in your organization, or that of a nursing colleague, that has facilitated or improved patient care. You may not use the electronic health record as one of your examples.
- Provide 2 examples with rationale of how a nurse manager can use data management as a strategy to improve patient care on their unit(s).
- Why did President Bush mandate the implementation of electronic health records by 2014? Provide rationale.
Your initial post must be posted before you can view and respond to colleagues, must contain minimum of two (2) references , in addition to examples from your personal experiences to augment the topic. The goal is to make your post interesting and engaging so others will want to read/respond to it. Synthesize and summarize from your resources in order to avoid the use of direct quotes, which can often be dry and boring. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts.
- Initial Post: Minimum of two (2) total references: one (1) from required course materials and one (1) from peer-reviewed references – cannot be older than 5 years
*the file I included is totally optional
Leadership and Nursing Care Management, Elsevier-Saunders, 2013, 5th edition
- Read Chapters 17,18,26.
- Initial Post: Minimum 200 words excluding references (approximately one (1) page)