In this episode of Tech Vitals, Debbie and Zac sit down with Whende Carroll, founder of Nurse Evolution. Nurse Evolution is an 'information hub' for nursing informaticists established to further the nursing specialty and learn more broadly about topics such as health tech, data analytics, and most certainly new technologies and innovation. With Nurse Evolution, Wende strives to help nurses evolve their nursing practice through advanced knowledge in emerging healthcare technologies, advanced data analytics, and innovation to improve patient safety and quality outcomes, lower costs, and enhance the patient and nurse experience.
Listen as Whende, Debbie, and Zac discuss their perspective on the evolution of technology related to nursing care delivery and practice. They also dive into the nurse's role as a catalyst in technology development and innovation.
In addition to her role with Nurse Evolution, Whende is a is a Nurse Informatics Specialist, Nurse Technologist, and currently the Director of Clinical Optimization at Contigo Health. She is a senior editor with the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics and has recently written an award-winning textbook entitled, Emerging Technologies for Nurses, Implications for Practice.