Nursing

Nurses save time and prevent frustration with addition of new computer carts in patient rooms

HCPro's Advisor to the ANCC Magnet Recognition Program®, December 1, 2009

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When the University of Colorado Hospital (UCH) moved to a new facility in July 2007, it saw an opportunity to improve nurse satisfaction by upgrading the computer process nurses used at the bedside.
Although the hospital had already budgeted and expended money on the new bar code medication administration system, the CNO went back to the executive leadership to stress the need for nurses to have a computer in every room in the hospital. Despite the significant budget, the hospital invested in its nurses.

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