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WEB141030 - Research Study Results: Changing Clinician Behavior Through the Use of EHR-Delivered Positive Reinforcement

‐ Oct 30, 2014 2:00pm

Credits: None available.

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Alert fatigue is a very real problem for nurses, causing potential safety issues when warnings go unheeded. This research study was designed to explore the value of positive reinforcement delivered through the EHR. Nurses were praised when the correct EHR action was taken, potentially reinforcing desired behaviors.

Contact hours: 1.00
1.0 CE hour to meet the HIMSS requirement
Contact hours available until 10/30/2016.

Requirements for Successful Completion:
Complete the learning activity in its entirety and complete the online CNE evaluation.

Faculty, Planners and Authors Conflict of Interest Disclosure:
Faculty, Planners, Author, and Speaker have no disclosures to declare.

Commercial Support and Sponsorship:
No commercial support or sponsorship declared.

Accreditation Statement:

This educational activity is co-provided by Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. (AJJ) and ANIA.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Accreditation status does not imply endorsement by the provider or ANCC of any commercial product.

Anthony J. Jannetti, Inc. is a provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 5387.

This program has been approved for continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).

The purpose of this activity is to enable the learner to describe the potential for practice change by using positive reinforcement delivered through health information technology.


  • Describe the purpose of the positive reinforcement research study.
  • Discuss the value of using positive reinforcement using health information technology within their own organization.
  • Discuss the value of positive reinforcement.
  • Describe the methods used for data collection and analysis related to the research study.



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