DISCUSSION BOARD CLINICAL INFORMATICS: WHAT ROLE DOES IT PLAY IN QUALITY, SAFETY AND POPULATION HEALTH? Overview For this discussion, you will use information from your assigned readings, the literature and leaders in your organization to discuss the following: Compare and contrast informatics and clinical informatics. Cite references. Provide 2 examples with rationale of clinical informatics in your organization, or that of a nursing colleague, that has facilitated or improved patient care. You may not use the electronic health record as one of your examples. Provide 2 examples with rationale of how a nurse manager can use data management as a strategy to improve patient care on their unit(s). Why did Presidents Bush mandate the implementation of electronic health records by 2014? Provide rationale. Objectives Identify the nurses role in measuring, monitoring and improving health care quality and safety. Identify healthcare quality and safety agencies and accompanying standards and measures InstructionsAIDress topics described in the above overview and objectives. Assignment should include a minimum of 3 professional references. One reference may be your text book. One must be a refereed journal article, and the other may come from a professional website. All journal articles must be no older than five years. Use APA format Word limit 500 minimum excluding references. No direct quotes are allowed in the discussion board posts
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