Nursing informatics and usability
Nancy Staggers, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, Professor, OSAH, School of Nursing, University of Maryland
The problems come between departments and specialties: Care Coordination.
Transitions in Care.
Typical problems – Nursing Summary Report.
No visual trend indications
Orders arbitrarily truncated
No grid of medications data across patients.
This note is carried with the nurse.
Support needed for team-based care.
Nurses want high level information on goals for the patient.
Need to be able to find critical data quickly.