Hello, my name is Anna Fernando and I am the blogger for Master in Health Informatics.com. I am a former ICU nurse turned Nurse Informaticist. The intensive care unit is full of the latest technological advances and I decided to turn my love of technology into my next career. I received my Masters in Nursing Informatics in 2001 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. I am interested in transforming the antiquated healthcare system into one that is cutting edge and innovative. I currently work at an academic hospital in New York City where we are implementing an integrated computer system.
In my last post, I discussed how meaningful use of the EHR was initiated. In this post, I will discuss the meaningful use criteria. Meaningful use refers to a set of fifteen criteria healthcare providers and hospitals must meet to … Continue reading →