To prevent medication errors I feel another well known and common EMR such as

To prevent medication errors i feel another well

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MUMMS that collects data including vital signs, history and physicals, and medication profiles. To prevent medication errors, I feel another well-known and common EMR such as EPIC systems could be utilized to collect, access, organize, store and share electronic medical records more safely. EPIC is specifically more suitable for larger hospitals. The evolution of nursing informatics has been a momentous advancement in regard to the safety of patients in the healthcare environment. According to McGonigle & Mastrian, The American Nurses Association (ANA) describes nursing informatics as a specialty that incorporates nursing science, computer science, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom within the nursing practice (McGonigle & Mastrian, 2017). With the direct utilization of informatics, the healthcare environment has converted completely into a technological system where the patient’s data is collected and mainstreamed for healthcare professionals to obtain patient data concurrently. Healthcare
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professionals are able to gain a perspective of the patient’s electronic healthcare records and work collectively to provide a greater quality of patient care and safety outcomes. Information technology enhances various conditions of healthcare nurses to involve significant communication of patient medical information involving clinicians, expeditious access to policy and protocol when necessary, comfort in assembling data and even gives notice when a task has not been performed. By acquiring an integrated system in one spot allows professional nurses and leaders to exam any issues or problems in the current practice setting and ways it can improve. (Laureate Education, 2018). References Laureate Education (Producer). (2018). Health Informatics and Population Health: Trends in Population Health (Video file). Baltimore, MD: Author. McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2017). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge . (4 th ed.) Burlington, MA: Jones & Bartlett Learning. Mumms Software for Hospice and Palliative Care. (n.d.). Retrieved May 29, 2019, from
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