Information systems that support effective clinical decision making

Sharon Levy, Barbara Heyes

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Abstract

This article is the second in a series of four on the role of information and its management across health and social care. It describes the role of data in delivering nursing care and the importance of structured nursing content in electronic records to support modern services. The article gives examples of information systems that enable nurses to access data for clinical decision making, looks at the knowledge needs of future service users, and reflects on the support and training nurses need to operate in integrated health and care services.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)20-2
Number of pages3
JournalNursing Management
Volume19
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Keywords

  • Information management
  • information systems

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