Executive, Nurse Involvement Key to a Successful IT Launch

Melendez, Michele M.
February 2009
H&HN: Hospitals & Health Networks;Feb2009, Vol. 83 Issue 2, p15
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the upgrading of the bedside medication management system at Children's Hospital Central California. When executives at the hospital started thinking about the upgrade, they knew they needed top-down commitment from staff. Administrators wanted to amplify the technology's use to include intravenous therapies (IVs) and TPNs and to synch with patients' electronic medical records. From July to August 2008, the process rolled out in acute care and intensive care units floor by floor.


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