The Effect of Health Information Technology Implementation in Veterans Health Administration Hospitals on Patient Outcomes


Joanne Spetz, James F. Burgess, Ciaran S. Phibbs

March 1, 2014

The impact of health information technology (HIT) in hospitals is dependent in large part on how it is used by nurses. This study examines the impact of HIT on the quality of care in hospitals in the Veterans Health Administration (VA), focusing on nurse-sensitive outcomes from 1995 to 2005.

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