Design of a Proposed Nursing Knowledge Portal

Design of a Proposed Nursing Knowledge Portal

Yin-Leng Theng (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore)
Copyright: © 2007 |Pages: 8
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-989-2.ch036
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Abstract

Nurses responsible for making strategic decisions in the hospital are tracking performance metrics that accurately measure how well the hospital is performing. These nurses are always looking for the appropriate strategies that can be combined with qualitative measures to respond just in time and accurately to clients. The information presented to strategic decision makers is used to monitor and analyse the performance of the hospital so that, when necessary, appropriate modifications can be made for the hospital to remain relevant to the community. Hence, information leveraged on demand in hospitals would enhance knowledge discovery with better content organization and management of patient and non-patient related information from multiple sources to assist nurses in their day-to-day work.

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