Implementation Concerns

  • Kathryn J. Hannah
  • Marion J. Ball
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)

Abstract

Successful implementation of a Nursing Information System (NIS) depends on nursing user acceptance of the system. In this chapter, the focus is on identifying and responding to sources of resistance to computers in health care, and the management of change. We will not provide a step-by-step guide to a successful implementation. Specifics of implementation planning are presented by Jenkins (1988) and Warnock-Matheron & Plummer (1988) in Nursing Informatics: Where Caring and Technology Meet, another volume in the Springer-Verlag series—Computers in Health Care.

Keywords

Nursing Practice Unrealistic Expectation Preceding Chapter Nursing Department Computer Installation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • Kathryn J. Hannah
    • 1
  • Marion J. Ball
    • 2
  • Margaret J. A. Edwards
    • 3
  1. 1.Information Management Consulting Branch, Information Technology DivisionAlberta HealthEdmontonCanada
  2. 2.Information ServicesUniversity of MarylandBaltimoreUSA
  3. 3.Margaret J. A. Edwards and Associates Inc.CalgaryCanada

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