Tag Archives: HIMSS Nursing Informatics

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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The Past and the Future

By: Ruth Slater, RN  As I have transitioned to retirement, I decided to focus this special National Nurses Week blog on my career which took me into nursing informatics. I started off the blog by writing about my path which … 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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Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey Results Debut at HIMSS15

By Christel Anderson, Director, Clinical Informatics, and Joyce Sensmeier, Vice President, Informatics During the HIMSS15 Nursing Informatics Symposium, we released the results of the 2015 HIMSS Impact of the Informatics Nurse Survey.

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Knowledge, Wisdom and Decision Making

by Ruth Slater, RN, BSN, CPHIMS The American Nurses Association (ANA)’s 2014 definition of nursing informatics (NI) is “the specialty that integrates Nursing Science with multiple information management and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom … Continue reading

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National Nurses Week 2014: Nurses Week Reflections 2014: What are your Top Five?

Nurses Week provides a great opportunity to reflect on my nursing career. Much has changed since I first put on that white uniform, but for me nursing has been a good choice. Given the ups and downs of the economy, … Continue reading

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National Nurses Week 2014- A Reflection on My Journey into the Field of Nursing Informatics

by Mary Beth Mitchell, MSN, RN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer Innovative Technology Solutions As I celebrate this year’s Nursing Week, I reflect back on my career in Nursing Informatics (NI).  Back in 1997, I was working as a clinical … Continue reading

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Transitioning to Informatics

By Rikki Wilson, BSN, RN, Nursing Informatics Specialist, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago When given the opportunity to discuss why I enjoy informatics, I cannot help but think about how I found my way from a … Continue reading

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Dr. Kleeberg Goes to Washington Part I

In April six senators, led by Senator Thune (R-SD), sent a letter to Secretary Sebelius expressing concern that the money being spent on the EHR incentive program was not was not achieving its intended objectives for the country.  They detailed … Continue reading

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Nursing Informatics UK Perspectives Part II

Authors: Nicola MacPhail Midwifery Matron- Community & Outpatient Services Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, United Kingdom & Lynn Woods Nurse and Director of Quality NHS Southern Derbyshire CCG, England Northwestern Memorial (NWM) is located right in the center of Chicago and is … Continue reading

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