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quickly accessing the information allows the nurse to save time in that task and be able to spend more time on other tasks that may be more important. The nurse having the ability of accessing this information quickly also allows the nurse to improve the nurse-patient relationship due to thenurse’s swift ability to answer important questions the patient may have. The nurse may also have access to other hospital records from within the healthcare systems hospitals. Using a system to access information will affect the patient outcomes by allowing the healthcare providers to have access to a complete medical record and providing the resources needed to diagnose and treat more accurately.The system also allows the nurses to access educational resources for the patients through a hyperlink on the application. The education resources can range from medication information to disease etiology. Providing patients with educational pamphlets throughout their visit and upon discharge will reinforce the care provided in the
Star Rios C791 Task 1hospital setting and ultimately allow the nurses to provide quality care and improve patient outcomes. A healthcare organization will benefit from a health information system by allowing research and data to be collected on behalf of quality improvement. This data can be measured in a specific targeted patient group and help healthcare improve patient outcomes. One way that quality improvement data collected from a system can lead to measurable improvement in healthcare services and patient’s health status in targeted groups is shown in an integrative literature review, Technology-enabled performance monitoring in an intensive care unit. In this integrative literature review it shows that evidenced based practice in intensive care units is facilitated by data collected by electronic health records. This allows the data collected to be used in patient quality improvement projects that target specific groups (Technology-enabled performance monitoring in intensive care: An integrative literature review, 2018).Another way that quality improvement data collected from a system can lead to measurable improvements in healthcare services and patient’s health status in targeted groups is shown in an article, The Universe in the Palm of Your Hand: How a Universal Electronic Health Record System Could Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care. In this article it states that specificallypatients that are unable to communicate with the provider, the electronic heath record can provide a patient’s medical history and prevent medical errors. Readily available information leads to a better patient-provider relationship, this leads to better patient care and better patient outcomes (The Universe in the Palm of Your Hand: How a Universal Electronic Health Record System Could Improve Patient Safety and Quality of Care, 2018). Having a electronic health information system will allow nurse managers to collect data to improve certain quality improvement projects such as catheter associated urinary tract infections. The managers may