Many clinical information systems now embed practice guidelines and clinical pathways into their electronic medical record systems. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of this?
Please support your discussion with facts, relevant examples, and at least two reference citations from the required textbook reading or peer-reviewed professional nursing literature.
Assignment on LifeCareWriter (LCW)
LifeCareWriter is an example of a software program that helps case managers plan care for their patients. You may use LifeCareWriter free for one month.
For Assignment 3, you will create a fictitious patient with your chosen chronic illness, and use the LifeCareWriter to create a discharge plan for that patient. Your paper will begin with an introduction. To address the first section of the rubric, you will cut-and-paste your assessment guide (the Life Care Plan Summary and Report). To meet the second section of the rubric, you will cut-and-paste the Life Care Plan of care (the tables in LCW). The third section of the rubric will be your interpretation: What did you learn from using the LCW? What do you think about using this tool? Did it help you to consider areas you might not have previously included? You will then write a conclusion. Please follow the example paper provided for your guidance.