Hands-on Automated Nursing Data System (HANDS)
Researchers: Alessandro Febretti, Andrew Johnson, Yu-Chung Chen, Gail M. Keenan and Diana Wilke (University of Florida College of Nursing); Karen Dunn Lopez (UIC College of Nursing)
The Hands-on Automated Nursing Data System (HANDS) is a standardized plan of care method in which the patient’s plan is updated at every nurse hand-off allowing the interdisciplinary team to track the story about care and progress toward desired outcomes in a standardized format across time and units.
EVL is collaborating with UIC’s College of Nursing and College of Engineering on the visual component of the HANDS system. Current goals include:
Date: September 18, 2009 - May 31, 2015