Evidence-based practice: how nursing administration makes IT happen.Nurs Adm Q. 2006 Jul-Sep; 30(3):291-4.NA
As the voice of and advocate for nurses, nursing administration should assume the leadership position in the development of evidence-based practice models. One of its most important tasks is to advocate for ubiquitous information technology (IT) to support these models. This article examines evidence-based nursing and the importance of IT to its development and growth. It explains the role of nursing administration in guiding IT implementation, as well as key issues that must be examined in system selection and development.