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Putting Data in Nurses’ Hands
Health Leaders Media

Although the title of chief nursing informatics officer or nurse informaticist isn’t exactly commonplace, data is increasingly becoming a part of nurses’ day-to-day working lives. Typically the largest employee population, nurses also have the most frequent direct contact with patients. And so getting data into their hands can have a big impact on patient care.

“Every nurse needs to be able to understand the power of data, because nurses are knowledge workers. We have always collected data and information. So we need to understand the data that’s at our fingertips.