Evaluating Health Informatics
– According to Sittig & Singh (2010), informaticist’s have been limited in their ability to evaluate health informatics (HI) infrastructure due to a lack of models that are designed for this purpose. They further contend that existing models do not take into account the relationship between people and hardware. Actually, these socio-technical relationships involve much more than people and technology but also include the following elements: • Hardware such as personal computers, tablets, peripheral devices and networks that interconnect this hardware, • Software • Physical surrounding • Individuals, groups of people (sales staff), roles (sale manager) and agencies (Centers for Medicare and Med…
Information Technology in Clinical Research
– Definition of clinical research and clinical trial In World Health Organization’s definition, “for the purpose of registration, a clinical trial is any research study that prospectively assigns human participants or groups of humans to one or more health-related interventions to evaluate the effects on health outcome” (WHO, 2014). National Institute of Health specified the differences between clinical research and clinical trials. “Clinical research is research that directly involves a particular person or group of people, or that uses materials from humans, such as their behavior or samples of their tissue….
Clinical Nursing Manager
– Nursing care has something to do with organizing, planning, implementing and evaluating. This simply means that nursing as a field of expertise shares a common bond with management. Management by definition is putting things into a meaning order to produce favourable results to a certain organization. Without nursing management, the whole delivery system will be on a chaos. Nursing management need people in order to implement such management standards. These people should have good leadership skills, critical thinkers and versatile by nature….
Future of Nursing Informatics in Trinidad and Tobago Telehealth Services
– INTRODUCTION The definition of Nursing Informatics as outlined by Staggers & Thompson in 2002 defined Nursing Informatics as a combination of computer science, information science and nursing science design to assist in the management and processing of nursing data information and knowledge to support the practice of nursing and the delivery of patient care. This combination helps to bring system information, nursing knowledge, clinical decision making and support and data into the nursing field, whereby the needs of patients are translated into computer programs so that all members of the health care team will have access to the necessary information when it is required thus resulting into…
– Informatics nursing combines information technology and nursing science in an effort to process patient-related data and assist in making important medical decisions. Informatics nurses monitor large amounts of electronic medical documentation using computer equipment and hand-held devices. These specialty nurses evaluate the overall usefulness of their information technology systems to retrieve data as quickly and accurately as possible. Informatics nursing mainly retrieves patient information in one electronic format and then manipulates or sends it to another nursing department….