Presentation Highlights the Critical Role of Technology in Supporting Evidence-Based Practice at the Patient Bedside
--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zynx Health
WHO: Zynx Health Chief Nursing Officer Patricia S. Button, EdD, RN, will present the keynote address entitled, “Leveraging Technology to Promote Evidence-Based Practice.”
WHAT: Fourth Annual Siemens Nursing Informatics Symposium
WHEN: Sunday, August 14, 2011; 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (PDT)
WHERE: Mandalay Bay Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada.
WHY: In today’s era of healthcare reform, the nursing community is actively involved in efforts to reduce costs, optimize clinical efficiency, and promote positive outcomes across the continuum of care for millions of patients worldwide. Key to nurses’ success is the effective deployment and utilization of healthcare information technology, including the use of evidence-based content and literature.
In this keynote address, Dr. Button will detail how nursing professionals can capitalize on this opportunity – embedding evidence-based knowledge with electronic health record (EHR) applications to support clinical workflow, increase interdisciplinary collaboration with other clinicians, and uphold clinical standards of excellence. Dr. Button will also outline key organizational factors that increase the likelihood of technology’s positive impact on the quality of care.
CONTACT: Media interested in learning more about meaningful use and clinical decision support should contact Maria Paz Ramirez, Zynx Health, 310.954.1945, [email protected]; or Thea Lavin, Schwartz Communications, 415.512.0770, [email protected].
ABOUT ZYNX HEATH
Zynx Health, a subsidiary of Hearst Corporation, is the market leader in providing evidence-based and experience-based clinical decision support solutions proven to measurably improve the quality, safety, and efficiency of patient care. Thousands of hospital organizations and providers trust Zynx Health clinical evidence, order sets, plans of care, clinical decision rules, quality forecasters, and practice guidelines to drive clinical improvements at the point of care and deploy the clinical decision support solutions required to demonstrate meaningful use of EHRs. Collectively, clients have customized and deployed more than 190,000 order sets and plans of care within Zynx Health’s online solutions. To learn more, visit http://www.zynxhealth.com or call 888.333.9969.
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