For those of you who use computer charting.... - page 2
I was wondering how many of you use computer charting (bedside nursing in a M/S unit in particular) and what your opinion of it is. What system do you use? Do you like it? If so, why? If no, why... Read More
Oct 3, '02Joined: May '02; Posts: 399; Likes: 8Originally posted by HazeK
DON'T use Meditech.....not user-friendly at all!
DO use a nurse-friendly system your facillity can customize and adapt!
It is worth every extra penny!
(I use a system in L&D called QMI that is user-friendly, with forms all designed by OUR nurses and translated to the computer!)
Oopsie!! I like Meditech. You can edit,amend or undo your notes(helpful if you document incorrect information). We have unit specific and diagnosis specific . If your second assessment is unchanged from the initial one you can just recall the information rather than re-typing the same thing. If the patient is less than 30 day readmit, you can pull up the old admission assessment and update it. The system I work with in Virginia-they even charted the meds in the computer. I like computer charting.