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Affinity Nurses Seek Delay On Electronic Records

Christina McCune | IndeOnline.com | June 18, 2013

Affinity Medical Center registered nurses are asking hospital officials to delay a new electronic health record system set to begin this weekend. Read More »

Affinity RNs Call For Halt To Flawed Electronic Medical Records System Scheduled To Go Live Friday

Press Release | National Nurses United | June 18, 2013

Affinity Medical Center RNs in Massillon, Ohio are calling on hospital officials to delay the planned June 21 implementation of the Cerner electronic medical records (EMR) system, until the hospital bargains with the nurses and proceeds in a safe manner. The direct-care RNs, represented by the National Nurses Organizing Committee (NNOC) in Ohio, an affiliate of National Nurses United (NNU), say that nurses, the primary users of the complex system, have had insufficient training, which will put patients at risk. Read More »

EHR backlash: What happens when your staff rebels?

Jennifer Bresnick | EHR Intelligence | June 19, 2013

There’s a problem brewing at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio.  The hospital is set to go live on its brand new Cerner EHR system this weekend, but the registered nurses are feeling undertrained, short staffed, and unprepared for the transition.  [...]  What should a provider do when the staff simply isn’t on board after months of preparing for EHR implementation? Read More »

While Unions Whine About Pensions and Change, the USA Shows How Modern Healthcare Should Be Done [UK]

Julie Manning | Daily Mail | January 19, 2012

The expert health and technology think tank 2020health has analysed the experience of the VHA and today publishes its report on Telehealth: What can the NHS learn from experience at the US Veterans Health Administration? to coincide with this government's launch in Parliament at lunchtime of it's own '3 million lives' Telehealth strategy.

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