Becker’s Health IT and CIO Review reported a survey which resulted that 75% of nurses looking for a new job list the organization’s electronic health record system as one of their top three priorities when deciding whether to accept a position or not. Read the story here.
In a related story, they report that over 90% of nurses are unhappy with the electronic health record they use.
Is this news? Not to any nurse that's got a pulse.
Here are the revelations in this story.
To summarize, it interferes with patient care and hasn't made communication any better.
And, here's another newsflash:
The reason they aren't working for nurses is because nurses weren't involved in the selection and implementation.
Here's what would be big news: IF SOMEONE DID SOMETHING ABOUT IT.