Introducing Nursing Information Systems in the Clinical Setting

  • Ann Warnock-Matheron
  • Cheryl Plummer
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


The current trend toward computerized systems in hospitals has a major impact on nurses. Therefore, nurses need to be aware of and participate actively in the selection, implementation, and evaluation of systems. Nursing systems managers must be cognizant of the changes in procedures, functions, and roles that will result, and must develop change management approaches that will promote nursing user acceptance of the system.


Nursing Staff Nursing Practice Implementation Plan User Acceptance Nursing Personnel 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1988

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  • Ann Warnock-Matheron
  • Cheryl Plummer

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