Omputer versus Paper charting for nurses
This paper needs to be a discussion paper highlighting the increased use of computers in the health care setting concentrating on computer charting versus paper charting for nurses and other health care professionals. Please discuss the history of charting technology; reveal current nursing issues surrounding computerized and non-computerized charting including medication errors, illegibility of orders and double charting, and accuracy. Cost of materials, faster and increasingly accurate data.
Please include a reasoned defense and recommendations as to the importance of computer charting and better ways to integrate it into health care.