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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 3

In Chapter 1 of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), educator and healthcare informatics consultant Susan K. Newbold, PhD, RN-BC, FAAN, FHIMSS, CHTS-CP, writes: “Nurses work in a discipline that must integrate concepts from other … Continue reading

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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 2

In the Foreword of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, Vice President, Informatics, HIMSS, writes: “It is hard to imagine today how we could possibly realize the promise … Continue reading

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In Their Words: My Career in Nursing Informatics—Part 1

In the Afterword of An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation (HIMSS Books, 2015), Willa Fields, RN, DNSc, FHIMSS, Professor in the School of Nursing at San Diego State University, writes: “Nurse informaticist career opportunities are as varied as … Continue reading

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Nursing Informatics—A Discipline of Possibility

For the past year, I have had the enormous pleasure to work with a dedicated group of nurses on a new HIMSS Media book—An Introduction to Nursing Informatics: Evolution & Innovation. In the time it took for the book to … Continue reading

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Clinical Empowerment in Health IT

by Patty Daly, DNP, RN-BC As I begin 2015, it is helpful to reflect on the previous year or years and the lessons learned.  Patient engagement was a significant theme in the health IT community.  In fact, today the call … Continue reading

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#NursesWeek: 9 Pieces of Advice from Industry-Leading Nursing Informaticists

Since 2011, informatics titles in clinical settings have more than doubled; and 30% of healthcare organizations have nursing informatics executives on staff to manage IT system implementations, according to the HIMSS 2014 Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey. Within health IT implementations, … Continue reading

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Where Does Informatics Belong? Part II

By Christopher M. Walden, RN, BSN, MHAI, Director Application Services at Flagler Hospital In our first post, we looked at how different reporting structures within an organization impact informatics. We looked at the challenges of reporting to the Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) … Continue reading

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EHRs: for the Right Reasons

by Elizabeth Casey Halley RN, MBA FHIMSS                                                                            eNurse Mentor with HIMSS                                                                                                         former Chair, HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee                                                                     Over the years, it has been a privilege to participate, alongside my nursing informatics colleagues, in efforts to support and promote the integration of electronic health … Continue reading

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HIT, ICT and eHealth – Nursing Informatics Advances around the Globe

While the variety of accents and languages I heard was noticeable, it didn’t seem to interfere with the greetings and sharing of ideas among colleagues at the 11th International Congress on Nursing Informatics in Montreal last week, sponsored by the International … Continue reading

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Perspectives on Nursing: Are You a Leader?

What a week this has been! It’s wonderful to celebrate National Nurses Week – to enjoy conversations with the nurses in our nursing community, learning about their current activities and reading their blog posts.

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