eHealth and nursing practice – Abbreviations

15 October 2009
eHealth and nursing practice: Abbreviations and other short forms in patient/client records.
The Royal College of Nursing supports the overall direction of travel of the eHealth programmes in each of the four UK countries including the introduction of electronic patient records. However, the single most important factor in realising the potential of IT in health care is the people who use it. Resources still need to be allocated to ensure that nurses understand eHealth and can use information and technology effectively in their practice.

If you have any comments or wish to contribute further, please email policy.international@rcn.org.uk

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