Nursing Management Information Systems

  • Mary Peterson
  • Kathryn J. Hannah
Part of the Computers in Health Care book series (HI)


In health care organizations, as in other fields, the first computer-based management information systems implemented were typically limited to financial applications. Quantitative financial data are easily automated, and the benefits are readily observable and measurable. However, the role of management information systems in today’s nursing departments continues to expand as nursing managers recognize the value of information as an essential resource. The increasing complexity of patient care problems, combined with the pressures for efficiency and effectiveness in patient care, have prompted nursing managers to require quick access to useful, reliable information.


Management Information System Management Information System Application Management Information System Staff Schedule Workload Measurement 
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  • Kathryn J. Hannah

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