How do you incorporate health information technology into your day-to-day work activities? Does your organization’s CNO use the same HIT as the nurses at the bedside? What about the people who work in admissions? An organization must consider the differing needs or perspectives of various departments when developing an information system that can facilitate the ability to track, share, and analyze patient data.

In this Discussion, you consider the various points of view of the professionals in your organization. Consider your colleagues’ needs and how they might use an HIT system to access and share information in order to promote evidence-based care. What are the similarities and differences in how physicians, lab technicians, administrators, nurses, informaticians, and others would use this technology?