The Mobile Revolution is Here – What Every Nurse Needs to Know by Raney Linck, MSN, RN
In one short year, the iPad and mobile applications, or apps, transformed the practice of one clinical nurse specialist.
“It’s a lifesaver. I love it!” says Amy Susag Maynard, MS, RN, CCRN, CCNS, APRN-BC, who works in emergency and critical care at Unity Hospital in Fridley, Minnesota, USA. As Unity’s primary clinical leader, Maynard is charged with making sure the hospital meets Joint Commission National Quality Core Measures. It’s a time-consuming task that requires extensive chart reviews. The Citrix Receiver app simplified the process by providing EHR access anywhere at any time and improved outcomes by increasing speed, volume, and accuracy. “It also let me be at my mother’s bedside when she was critically ill, and still do my job,” Maynard adds appreciatively.
The mobile revolution is here, and it’s transforming health care...
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Linck, R. (2013, April 10). The mobile revolution is here – What every nurse needs to know. RNL: Reflections on Nursing Leadership, 39(2). Retrieved from http://www.reflectionsonnursingleadership.org/