Clinical Technology Award
Electronic Health Record Clinical Chairs
Patty Nedved, MSN, CENP; Lisa Swiontek, MBA, RN; Robert Narowski, BSN, RN; Julio Silva, MD, CMIO; and Deborah Gardiner, MS, RN
Rush University Medical Center
A team led by the Electronic Health Record Clinical Chairs came together looking at ways to improve the current electronic health record process, and to help drive improvement in performance on the global vaccination measure built a nursing-driven protocol in the Electronic Health Record that prompts nurses to perform an assessment consistently and with limited variability to ensure comprehensive screening on 100% of inpatients. Since the newest developments in the technology, the global vaccination core measure performance has been higher than the goal for more than a year.