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The Electronic Health Record and Nursing Practice

McCartney, Patricia Robin PhD, RNC, FAAN

MCN, The American Journal of Maternal/Child Nursing: March/April 2016 - Volume 41 - Issue 2 - p 126
doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000221
ONGOING COLUMNS: Health Information Technology

The electronic health record has an impact on all aspects of nursing practice. Our HIT nursing expert, Dr. McCartney offers advice on how to take action to promote safe use of the electronic health record.

Patricia Robin McCartney is the Director of Nursing Research, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC, Professor Emerita, State University of New York, University at, Buffalo, and an Editorial Board Member of MCN. She can be reached via e-mail at

The author declares no conflict of interest.

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