This essay evaluates the EPIC system used in hospitals across the US. The evaluation goes beyond the information found in textbooks and utilizes journal articles as well as websites to support the evaluation. Evaluation includes answers to the following questions:
- What is the system’s intended use?
- How is the system used in your facility?
- Are there “work arounds” to avoid using the system as intended?
- How can the proper use of the system be promoted?
5 pages, 2 references.