… have to have up-to-date data about all patients. They needed employees eager to help spearhead the project, professionals ready to design the formats to be used for entering information, and people who could trouble-shoot the new system efficiently.
Maffeo makes the point that selecting lead people was crucial and that these people need to be intimately familiar with nursing informatics. Implementation had to be done carefully and methodically to make sure that important information wasn’t lost or misfiled in the new system.
Maffeo also noted some of the benefits of such a system. A cardiologist checking …
… in some way, seems markedly weaker than Maffeo’s specific instructions, based on experience, regarding how to make informatics a vital and important part of nursing practice.