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Articles by Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS

Cultivating a culture of innovation

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 50(11):6-12, November 2019.

Healthcare innovation can be exciting and invigorating yet intimidating. This article provides practical guidance, tools, resources, and insights that will inspire nurses to begin their innovation journey.

Virtual care: The time is now

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 50(2):22-26, February 2019.

Learn all about recent advances in telehealth and how it can enable access to healthcare that isn't limited by time, place, or the availability of skilled healthcare professionals.

Clinical decision support: Are we realizing the promise?

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 49(11):8-11, November 2018.

These tools can help clinicians by taking over routine tasks, warning of potential problems, or providing suggestions for the clinical team and patient to consider.

Harnessing the power of artificial intelligence

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 48(11):14-19, November 2017.

The data-rich nature of healthcare makes it the perfect stage to transform numbers into actionable information that improves patient care.

Make the most of health IT

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 47(12):32-35, December 2016.

Explore the challenges and opportunities of leveraging information technology to ensure a safe and secure healthcare environment for patients.

Transformation through IT

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 42(7):34-39, July 2011.

The final article in this series covers the importance of newtechnology in the ever-changing field of nursing. All nursesshould be ready to play a fundamental role in the process.

Meaningful use: Making IT matter

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management. 41:2-6, September 2010.

Healthcare reform and targeted IT regulations are rapidly progressing. Meaningful use of health IT, when combined with best practice and evidence-based care, can improve the health of all Americans.

Close the loop on med errors

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 40(11PS):2-3, November 2009.

Closing the loop on med errors Nurses and pharmacists jointly share an appreciation of the many challenges of implementing error-free medication administration systems.

The latest? A shift from operations to outcomes

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). :2,4,8-9, September 2009.

Almost every hospital or health system that's successful with its clinical systems implementation has engaged a clinical informatics leader.

Here and now: Healthcare’s top 10 IT breakthroughs

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 36(10):8-11, October 2005.

How many “techno-trends” touch your daily practice? Get the news on the latest IT developments and see if your facility is on the cutting edge.

Transform workflow through selective implementation

Sensmeier, Joyce

Nursing Management (Springhouse). 35(12):46-51, December 2004.

While technological advances unfold rapidly, adoption of information technology within healthcare organizations remains slow.