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Improved Nursing Workflow through EHR Documentation Optimization
June 5, 2019, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm CDT
Rebecca Kohler, RN, MPH, Director Clinical Informatics, Hennepin Healthcare, Jennifer Aning, BSN, RN, Senior RN Clinical Informatics Analyst, Nikki Helle, BSN, RN, Senior RN Epic Application Analyst, UnityPoint Health, and Brita Hansen, MD, CMO, LogicStream Health. While a primary responsibility of nursing is compassionate, knowledgeable, and effective delivery of care, today’s nurse is challenged with managing much more than in the past. The benefits of electronic nursing documentation are widely known, but the documentation process can also have a huge impact on a nurse’s time, clinical workflow, and the ability to deliver the best possible care to the patient. During this session, Becky, Jennifer, Nikki and Brita provide an overview of the challenges organizations face with EHR nursing documentation, what has been implemented to streamline and improve their processes, and examples of the impact these improvements can have on nursing staff and ultimately, patient care