Introducing Nursing Information Systems in the Clinical Setting

  • Ann Warnock-Matheron
  • Kathryn J. Hannah
Part of the Health Informatics book series (HI)


The trend toward computerized systems within clinical settings changes the environment and has a major impact on nurses. Some of these changes are
  1. 1.

    More formalized and structured job functions, thereby reducing flexibility and autonomy

  2. 2.

    Newly created roles and a greater number of specialized occupations

  3. 3.

    Clarification of roles and departmental functions

  4. 4.

    Increased status differentiation (stratification) of occupations and organizational units (Farlee, 1978).



Nursing Staff Nursing Practice Implementation Plan User Acceptance Nursing Personnel 
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  • Ann Warnock-Matheron
  • Kathryn J. Hannah

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