HealthTech May 11, 2022
Teta Alim

HCA Healthcare’s chief nursing informatics officer spoke to HealthTech about her journey from the NICU to the executive-level role, and why nurses are critical voices in healthcare IT.

Clinicians who report high dissatisfaction with their electronic health records systems are more likely to leave their organization, according to updated KLAS research. And 30 percent of nurses who say they’re spending five-plus hours on “duplicative or unproductive” charting each week could leave their organization in the next two years.

Nurses spend a disproportionate amount of time in documentation instead of focusing on patients. How can healthcare organizations improve their workflows?

“The key, really, is listening to nurses’ voices,” says Sherri Hess, vice president and chief nursing informatics officer at HCA Healthcare....

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