Guiding Principles for the Chief Nurse Executive, Chief Information Officer and Industry Partners to Work Together to Leverage Technology to Enhance Clinical Outcomes

These guiding principles outline how chief nurse executives, chief information officers and industry partners stakeholders can work together to achieve enhanced quality outcomes for the patients and families we all serve.

Technology is crucial to the health care environment of the future. The integration of technology into health care is occurring at a rapid rate and when leveraged appropriately, will be a major asset for health care reform; especially when used to enhance clinical outcomes. Success will be affected by the presence of collaboration between the clinical information technology (IT) department and the nursing department. This success can be further enhanced by including information technology industry partners in strategic and operational initiatives.

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