About this paper

Appears in:
Pages: 4866-4867 (abstract only)
Publication year: 2014
ISBN: 978-84-617-0557-3
ISSN: 2340-1117

Conference name: 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
Dates: 7-9 July, 2014
Location: Barcelona, Spain

ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD: NURSE PERCEPTION

J. Galimany Masclans1, R. Sancho Agredano1, J.M. Estrada Masllorens1, A. Villamor Ordozgoiti2

1Universitat Barcelona (SPAIN)
2Hospital Clinic Barcelona (SPAIN)
Background:
The information and communication technology (ICT) are an everyday clinical practice.

Methodology:
We raised an observational study of quantitative cross through a specifically designed questionnaire. We studied three key aspects of the Electronic Health Record (EHR) such as continuity of care, data logging and usability to analyse the usefulness of the tool perceived by Primary Health Care (PHC) nurses. Study variables were age, sex, time working with the EHR and training that nurses recieved, care continuity, data logging and usability. We studied three different types of EHR device: ECAP (Estación clínica de atención primaria), the OMI-AP (Omi Atención primaria) and GO-WIN (Electronic health record System).

Results:
The results indicate that the most widely used in the PHC in Catalonia is the E-CAP, followed by the OMI-AP and GO-WIN that only uses a health care provider. Most participants in the study were women with a mean age of 40 years. They, mostly, more than 1 year working with the EHR and have received special training to use the EHR for 70 percent of them being nurses using ECAP which claim to have received more training. The age, sex and training received by the participants do not condition their assessment of the EHR. Of the three variables proposed, nurses perceive that EHR positively contributes to the continuity of care because allows to describe the patient´s care trajectory while they are indifferent regarding the data registration on the devices and its usability
Nurses with more time working with the EHR manifest worse perceived usefulness in the three variables studied, data logging work is the dimension where this is more evident.

Conclusions:
The EHR facilitates coordination, knowledge of the patient's care trajectory and provides continuity of care.
The adequacy of the record of the care in the EHR is the worst dimension valued by nurses, the longer they have been working with the device EHR the worst value.
Although nurses perceptions’ regarding the usability of the EHR is indifferent, it was considered as positive for not report very negative evaluations.

References:
[1] Bakhshi-Raiez F, de Keizer NF, Cornet R, Dorrepaal M, Dongelmans D, Jaspers MW. A usability evaluation of a SNOMED CT based compositional interface terminology for intensive care. Int J Med Inform 2012 May;81(5):351-362.
[2] Carrington JM, Effken JA. Strengths and Limitations of the Electronic Health Record for Documenting Clinical Events. Comput Inform Nurs 2010 Nov 23.
[3] Consejo General de Enfermería. Informe sobre recursos humanos sanitarios en España y la Unión Europea. Barcelona: 2007.
[4] Department of Health. The National Programme for IT in the NHS: an update on the delivery of detailed care records systems. Londres: 2012.
[5] De Clercq E. Problem-oriented patient record model as a conceptual foundation for a multi-professional electronic patient record. Int J Med Inform 2008 Sep;77(9):565-575.
[6] Hayrinen K, Lammintakanen J, Saranto K. Evaluation of electronic nursing documentation-Nursing process model and standardized terminologies as keys to visible and transparent nursing. Int J Med Inform 2010 May 29.
[7] Hannah KJ, White PA, Nagle LM, Pringle DM. Standardizing nursing information in Canada for inclusion in electronic health records: C-HOBIC. J Am Med Inform Assoc 2009 Jul-Aug;16(4):524-530.
@InProceedings{GALIMANYMASCLANS2014ELE,
author = {Galimany Masclans, J. and Sancho Agredano, R. and Estrada Masllorens, J.M. and Villamor Ordozgoiti, A.},
title = {ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD: NURSE PERCEPTION},
series = {6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies},
booktitle = {EDULEARN14 Proceedings},
isbn = {978-84-617-0557-3},
issn = {2340-1117},
publisher = {IATED},
location = {Barcelona, Spain},
month = {7-9 July, 2014},
year = {2014},
pages = {4866-4867}}
TY - CONF
AU - J. Galimany Masclans AU - R. Sancho Agredano AU - J.M. Estrada Masllorens AU - A. Villamor Ordozgoiti
TI - ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD: NURSE PERCEPTION
SN - 978-84-617-0557-3/2340-1117
PY - 2014
Y1 - 7-9 July, 2014
CI - Barcelona, Spain
JO - 6th International Conference on Education and New Learning Technologies
JA - EDULEARN14 Proceedings
SP - 4866
EP - 4867
ER -
J. Galimany Masclans, R. Sancho Agredano, J.M. Estrada Masllorens, A. Villamor Ordozgoiti (2014) ELECTRONIC HEALTH RECORD: NURSE PERCEPTION, EDULEARN14 Proceedings, pp. 4866-4867.
User:
Pass: