The computerized OMAHA system in microsoft office excel

Xiaobin Lai, Kam Yuet Wong, Peiqiang Zhang, Carenx W Y Leung, Lai H. Lee, Jessica S Y Wong, Yim F. Lo, Siu Yin Ching

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The OMAHA System was adopted as the documentation system in an interventional study. To systematically record client care and facilitate data analysis, two Office Excel files were developed. The first Excel file (File A) was designed to record problems, care procedure, and outcomes for individual clients according to the OMAHA System. It was used by the intervention nurses in the study. The second Excel file (File B) was the summary of all clients that had been automatically extracted from File A. Data in File B can be analyzed directly in Excel or imported in PASW for further analysis. Both files have four parts to record basic information and the three parts of the OMAHA System. The computerized OMAHA System simplified the documentation procedure and facilitated the management and analysis of data.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationNursing Informatics 2014
Subtitle of host publicationEast Meets West eSMART+ - Proceedings of the 12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, NI 2014
PublisherIOS Press
Number of pages5
ISBN (Print)9781614994145
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014
Event12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics: East Meets West eSMART+, NI 2014 - Taipei, Taiwan
Duration: 21 Jun 201425 Jun 2014


Conference12th International Congress on Nursing Informatics: East Meets West eSMART+, NI 2014


  • computerization
  • documentation system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Health Informatics
  • Health Information Management
  • General Medicine


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