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Increase Health IT Knowledge with the TIGER Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) Introduction by Toria Shaw, MSW, Manager of Clinical Informatics, HIMSS

by: Emily “Emmy” Lacey, RN, graduate student in healthIT at the University of Denver and is also an active duty nurse in the United States Army. Emily “Emmy” Lacey reached out to TIGER inquiring about the TIGER Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)  and seeking resources … Continue reading

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Celebrating Independence!

Growing up I couldn’t wait for summer.  Summer meant school was out and I could have nothing but fun all day!  I didn’t have to go to bed early, do homework or stick to any kind of schedule, and I … Continue reading

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MyCareer@VA

The mission of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is to fulfill President Lincoln’s promise, “To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan.”  They do this by serving and … Continue reading

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Culture shock!

“Our own culture is to us like the air we breathe, while another culture is like water – and it takes special skills to be able to survive in both elements.” ~ Geert Hofstede Linda Gibson was our speaker for … Continue reading

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Importance of Planning

By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail. ~Benjamin Franklin Planning is the process of determining goals and deciding how best to achieve them.  It provides direction, helps us make difficult decisions, keeps us on track and assists in … Continue reading

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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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Musings about Nursing

by: Willa Fields, DNSc, RN, FHIMSS, Professor, San Diego State University I entered nursing school 50 years ago. Yes,50 years ago, in 1965. That’s the year the ANA published its first position paper on nursing education and set 1985 as the date that … Continue reading

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HIMSS15…..A party with a purpose!

WOW!  HIMSS15 was a remarkable experience for all attendees, especially our Veteran Career Services guests.  During our March webinar, we discussed what to expect from a HIMSS conference and suggestions on outlining each day.  On our April call we outlined … Continue reading

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