The Effects of “To Err Is Human” in Nursing Practice
Post your thoughts on how the development of information technology has helped address the concerns about patient safety raised in the “To Err Is Human” report. Summarize how informatics has assisted in improving health care safety in your organization and areas where growth is still needed. Please use the following Resources in the Discussion post. The Article “To Err is Human” is among the articles listed.
American Nurses Association. (2015). Nursing informatics: Scope & standards of practice (2nd ed.). Silver Springs, MD: Author. • “Introduction” This portion of the text introduces nursing informatics and outlines the functions of the scope and standards. McGonigle, D., & Mastrian, K. G. (2015). Nursing informatics and the foundation of knowledge (3rd ed.). Burlington, MA: Jones and Bartlett Learning. • Chapter 1, “Nursing Science and the Foundation of Knowledge” This chapter defines nursing science and details its relation to nursing roles and nursing informatics. The chapter also serves as an introduction to the foundation of knowledge model used throughout the text. • Chapter 2, “Introduction to Information, Information Science, and Information Systems” In this chapter, the authors highlight the importance of information systems. The authors specify the qualities that enable information systems to meet the needs of the health care industry. Cipriano, P. F., & Murphy, J. (2011). Nursing informatics. The future of nursing and health IT: The quality elixir. Nursing Economic$, 29(5), 282, 286–289. In this article, the authors focus on how nurses can use health information technology to help transform health care using the recommendations included in the 2010 Institute of Medicine report “The Future of Nursing, Leading Change, Advancing Health.” The author also discusses the 2011 National Strategy for Quality Improvement in Health Care. Plawecki, L. H., & Amrhein, D. W. (2009). Clearing the err. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 35(11), 26–29. This article presents a summary of the Institute of Medicine report “To Err Is Human: Building a Safer Health System.” The authors provide an overview of what has been accomplished in the decade following the IOM report, focusing in particular on health information technology. Required Media Laureate Education (Producer). (2012e). Introduction to nursing informatics. Baltimore, MD: Author. Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 8 minutes. In this video, Doris Fischer, Richard Rodriguez, Carina Perez, and Carmen Ferrell introduce the concept of nursing informatics. These individuals provide insight into how informatics is transforming the health care system by improving efficiency and quality of care. Accessible player --Downloads--Download Video w/CCDownload AudioDownload Transcript Optional Resources Hilts, M. E. (2010). Up from the basement. Health Management Technology, 31(9), 14–15. Institute of Medicine. (1999). To err is human: Building a safer health system. Retrieved from http://web.archive.org/web/20141016134546/http://www.iom.edu/~/media/Files/Report%20Files/1999/To-Err-is-Human/To%20Err%20is%20Human%201999%20%20report%20brief.pdf Kohn, L. T., Corrigan, J. M., & Donaldson, M.S. (Eds.). (2000). To err is human: Building a safer health system. Washington, D. C.: Institute of Medicine. Retrieved from the National Academies Press website: https://download.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=9728 This is how the Discussion post should be Presented Title of Post Here Brief introduction is needed. Use Headings Related to Each Topic to Discuss Now you can write 8-10 statements about the topic here. Be sure to add support throughout! Continue to Use Headings to Discuss Each Topic Continue to address the next topic. Be sure to use good transition statements as you proceed. As always, bring in support from learning resources, course video, and reliable outside sources. Be sure to format properly within content of post. Check out Writing Center and parenthetical and in-text citations. Summary Summarize main points presented in post Aim for 5 sentences in summary. Do not introduce anything new in a summary. References Be sure to list references in alphabetical order per APA. See common reference list examples in Writing Center resources on how to cite properly in APA various resources such as books, journal articles,and more. IMPORTANT INFORMATION In-text citations should match the references Please use only Peer-Reviewed articles of not longer than 7 years old Please Use Proper APA formatting in the discussion. Please Use at least 3 References.