“Reconceptualizing the EHR to be a Communication System”
Jane Carrington, PhD, RN, College of Nursing, University of Arizona
Friday, November 4th, 12:00pm – 1:00pm
School of Information, Harvill 402
Brief Summary: The Electronic Health Record (EHR) has been the promise for increasing effective patient care and outcomes. Unfortunately, the EHR as yet to achieve this goal. Here, Jane Carrington, PhD, RN, will present an overview of the process to reconceptualize the EHR from that of a documentation system to a communication system to increase patient outcomes. She will provide an overview of her research and plans for continuing this work.