Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Big News...Not

*courtesy ihealthtran

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.

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