BYOD Brings Controllable, Secure Communications to Physicians
Which are you first, a doctor or a mom? Doctor and soccer mom, Dr. Nell Long takes her daughter to… read more
Breast Cancer, Nursing Informatics, and Genealogy
Last week, I was privileged to attend a HIMSS roundtable discussion on Preparing EHRs for Bioinformatics, a topic to which… read more
Don’t Squeeze the Doctor Between Urgency and Cognitive Error | Part 2
I. Deliver the Context A clinician, upon recognizing an issue with a patient, may seek the engagement of another clinician.… read more
My Patient Perspective: Got an EMR – So What has Changed for Me?
The number of facilities and provider practices with EMRs installed continues to rise – which is a good thing. I… read more
Nursing Communication Part 1: A Trip Down Memory Lane
I was recently asked to write an article on smartphone usage by nurses (look for November issue of American Nurse… read more
Are Clinicians Struggling to Find Context?
Clinicians are constantly interacting with other clinicians, technical staff and support staff as they direct care of and directly serve… read more
Old Fashion Wisdom – Leah Curtin on Improving HCAHPS
When I was in nursing school – one of my role models was Leah Curtin. Her practical observations, willing to… read more
Thoughts on Critical Thinking and EHRs
Several times in the last few months I have heard colleagues say that implementation of their EHR has negatively impacted… read more
Informatics Nursing and Product Roadmaps – Getting from Here to There
A unique part of my role is helping to create products that will support the work of nurses/clinicians and improve… read more
A Nurse is a Nurse is a Nurse…Yes and No!
If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me to describe “A Day in the Life of a… read more