Outline how you would approach the meeting with the nurses.
Using Rogers’ (2003) theory as a foundation, outline how you would approach the meeting with the nurses.
Analyze the role of nurses as change agents in facilitating the adoption of new technology.
Consider how you can use the five qualities outlined by Rogers (2003) to assist in preparing the nurses for the upcoming implementation.
Consider how you would present the new EHR system to the nurses to win their approval. Reflect on the five qualities outlined by Rogers.
How would addressing each of those areas improve the likelihood of success? Discussion
Develop strategies for addressing each challenge based on what has been demonstrated to be successful.
Post an analysis of the ramifications of an organization not involving nurses in each stage of the systems development life cycle when purchasing and implementing a new HIT system.
Give specific examples of potential issues at each stage and how the inclusion of nurses could help avoid such issue.
Review the steps of the systems development life cycle.
Think about your own organization, or one with which you are familiar, and the steps the organization goes through when purchasing and implementing a new HIT system.
Consider what a nurse could contribute to decisions made at each stage when planning for new health information technology.
What might be the consequences of not involving nurses? Reflect on your own experiences with your organization selecting and implementing new technology.
As an end user, do you feel you had any input in the selection or and planning of the new HIT system