In the decade since the federal government’s electronic health record (EHR) initiatives first became law, nearly all U.S. hospitals have adopted some form of EHR technology. Now, focus is on how a comprehensive EHR can enhance outcomes. Yet, little is known about the sociotechnical factors that can shape the relationship between advanced EHR adoption and quality of care.
Around Penn, clinicians and researchers are focused on Ebola, working to ensure this disease—fearsomely lethal—can be vanquished. Penn Nursing’s Connie Ulrich – a nurse and bioethicist – has written of the “moral distress” faced by health care providers who worked in the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
On Wednesday, March 13th, Deborah Becker, PhD, ACNP, BC, CHSE, FAAN will be speaking on the subject, “Does engaging university students in IP education and collaborative activities inspire long-term engagement?” as part of the Research & Innovation Colloquium. The event will take place in Claire M. Fagin Hall from 12pm-1pm in room 213. Light refreshments and CEU credits will be provided! All faculty, students, and staff are welcome to attend.
Join Penn Alumni in San Diego on Thursday, March 21, 2019, as we celebrate The Power of Penn with special guests Georgia Sadler, HUP’70, NU’72, WG’73 and Blair Sadler, L’65, and Penn Nursing’s Dean, Dr. Antonia M. Villarruel.