1. Julianna P.

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For numerous reasons, some of them fair and good, the patient's chart is quickly becoming a documentation source for billing and accreditation data collection. Narrative information about why a patient needs certain services, their status of obtaining them, communication modes, and what motivates them to participate in their care, for instance, fall to the wayside, unread. While difficult to quantify as a metric, this information is at the heart of nursing care. Nurses certainly need to voice their concerns to help improve EHRs and preserve patient-centered care.


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