The Technology Improves Operational Efficiency And Patient Information Management
Informatics in the Nursing Profession
Nursing informatics has existed as a specialty practice since 1984.  The field encompasses many related information technology (IT) disciplines, such as:
Informatics involves IT as it applies to delivering nursing care, including training, management and clinical practice. The field combines IT, computer science and the nursing discipline to support caregiving. Using informatics, nurses manage important data and knowledge databases to facilitate improve service. The field is widely accepted by nursing professionals. Informatics specialists train in entry-level to intermediate nursing skills and informatics technology to work in the field.
Improved Patient Outcomes via Technology
The informatics discipline most notably improves patient outcomes.  With electronic health records (EHRs), nursing professionals manage information to coordinate teams, reduce patient errors and…