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Nursing and Midwifery Information and Technology Forum

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Information and technology is important; nurses, midwives and health visitors use it every day to deliver care and improve services. We also use it to develop and deliver educational programmes and undertake research. The aim of this site is to share interesting information and developments that relate to practice and the use of information and technology. In this case the terms information and technology are used loosely and will encompass a broad range of related topics. The site is free to join and is constantly evolving in response to member /user needs so please let us know if you would (more...)
Information and technology is important; nurses, midwives and health visitors use it every day to deliver care and improve services. We also use it to develop and deliver educational programmes and undertake research. The aim of this site is to share interesting information and developments that relate to practice and the use of information and technology. In this case the terms information and technology are used loosely and will encompass a broad range of related topics. The site is free to join and is constantly evolving in response to member /user needs so please let us know if you would like to hear about new or different things. Please contact us if you would like any information or you think we may be able to help in any way. The site is also yours for sharing – please let us know if you would like to share any information. (less...)

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Citizen science: how the net is changing the role of amateur researchers
A really interesting article from the Guardian Science
14:49 - Tue 16 Aug 2016
Study - does the implementation of EHRs affect clinical outcomes
Interesting paper on the clinical outcomes of EHR implementation
14:07 - Mon 15 Aug 2016
RCN/NICE survey on App use
Are you a practicing nurse, midwife or HV? Please complete the short survey on how you use mobile devices and apps (or not)
15:46 - Mon 18 Jul 2016
The burden of collecting data
Help shape the future of data collection within health and social care - two events, one Leeds and one London
12:19 - Fri 08 Jul 2016
Review of data security, consent and opt-outs
Awaited latest review by Dame Fiona Caldicott, National Data Guardian with recommendations to strengthen security of health and care information and ensure people can make informed choices about how their...
10:16 - Fri 08 Jul 2016
Measuring and improving patient safety through health information technology
Interesting paper that explores safety in Health IT
10:12 - Fri 08 Jul 2016
Literature review on the use of digital tools and apps
As part of a mobile strategy providers should consider how mobile apps can be used more broadly by clinicians and in conjunction with patients. This literature review (PDF, 2.1MB) published...
11:26 - Tue 05 Jul 2016
Making Health Data Work Better
Professor John Newton, National Information Board (NIB) Interim Chair, talks about NIB's annual recommendations to the Health Secretary.
10:35 - Tue 05 Jul 2016
RCN Congress Motion on e-Health Nursing
“We want every nurse to be fully equipped to do their job,” were the words of Ian Ireland, Chair of the RCN E-Health Forum and resolution proposer. He went on...
12:10 - Mon 27 Jun 2016
What makes a sucessful EHR implementation?
A useful systematic review that looks at the factors that enable a successful EHR Implementation in a hospital. I suspect the factors apply beyond hospitals too.
11:42 - Mon 27 Jun 2016
 
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