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The Nursing Informatics Implementation Guide (Health Informatics)

The Nursing Informatics Implementation Guide (Health Informatics)
Author: Eleanor Callahan Hunt - Sara Breckenridge Sproat -
ISBN 13: 9780387408378
ISBN 10: 387408371
Edition: 2004
Publisher: Springer
Publication Date: 2004-04-02
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 322
List Price: $129.00

This book is an indispensable tool and a practical guide for nurses and health care professionals as it details the implementation processes of both small and large clinical computer systems used in various health care settings. Combining theory and research, this book explains system implementation, with material drawn from multiple specialties, such as nursing informatics, information technology, and project management. User-friendly and written in a conversational style, it features practical analogies and case studies to illustrate concepts as it guides the user in the successful execution and management of system implementation, thereby improving the delivery of health care. Designed for use by nurses and health care professionals, chapter highlights include: system selection, the role of the informatics nurse in computer system implementation, project scope, implementation timeline, risk and barrier identification, project management, customization of product, plan for roll-out of product, evaluation of product and implementation process, data protection and legal considerations, and more.