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Journal of Korean Society of Medical Informatics 2003;9(2):163-169.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4258/jksmi.2003.9.2.163    Published online June 30, 2003.
The Effects of Nursing Information System on the Nursing Job: Focused on Direct and Indirect Nursing Time, the Number of Cases and of Patient's Treatment Fees
Won Ja Choi, Seung Hyun Park, Ihn Sook Park, Hyeon Ju Shin
Committee of Nursing Information System, Department of Nursing, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea.

The purposes of this study were to identify the effects of the Nursing Information System on time of the direct and indirect nursing activities, the frequencies of verbal and telephone order, the number of cases and patient's treatments fees before and after NIS. 10 nursing units in the S.N.U.H. were se lected. The data were colle cted for 6 month prior and pa st to NIS. The frequencies of verbal and telephone order were reported from staff nurses for 3 days. The numbers of cases and fees of patient's treatments were taken for 3 month before and after NIS. The results of this study were as follows: 1. 66.9% of participants said direct nursing activities were increased. Any changed nursing performances were patients education, nursing rounds, care of patient's hygiene, care for patient's movements, oral and tracheal suctioning, changing position, and feeding. 2. The difference of amount of time of dir ect and indirect nursing activities 1)There was 14 minutes increase indirect,4 minutes decrease in indirect. 2)NA's activities we re increased by 30minute in direct, decreased by 16 minute in indirect. 3. The frequency of telephone order decreased 16 and verbal order decreased 46 per day. 4. The difference of the number of patient treatment case before and after NIS was increased 9,907 per 3 months and of fees for patient treatment was increased 797,811,067 won per 3 months.

Key Words: Efficiency of Nursing Information System, Nursing Time, Nursing Activities


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