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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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Technology for the Way We Work

by: Sandra R. Hernández, MD, President & Chief Executive Officer                          California HealthCare Foundation Whether it’s electronic medical records, computerized physician order entry, or e-prescribing, clinics and hospitals have historically approached … 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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23 Impressions from #HIMSS15

A #HIMSS15 Found Twitter Poem It is always difficult to describe the totality of the HIMSS Annual Conference. There are so many people, exhibits, education, and events dedicated to health IT in one single location that single words or paragraphs … Continue reading

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Optimizing Patient Portals in 2015 – Part 1

Optimization With the incentives in Meaningful Use Phase 2, 2014 brought patient portal implementation in many hospitals, health systems and medical practices. These portals varied in function and usability. According to a survey by HIMSS Analytics, “Patient Engagement Series: 2014 … Continue reading

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LEANing into Innovation

by Judi Painter, MBA        As we move into a new year it seems appropriate to ask the question as to why innovation seems so difficult in healthcare. What strategic approach does one take to generate sustainable and disruptive innovation?

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New Year’s Resolutions

It’s the holiday season and another year has flown by.  It’s the time we spend with family and friends enjoying love and laughter.  What about you?  What have you learned this year?  What will you do differently next year? Each … Continue reading

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The Un-intended Consequences of HIMSS Volunteer Involvement

Recently, I was preparing to moderate a HIMSS virtual briefing, as I typically do, and I was chatting with the speaker.  I thanked her for sharing her time, talent, and expertise with our audience.

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HIMSS14 by the Numbers

We framed the theme for HIMSS14 with four carefully and consciously chosen words: impact, innovation, outcomes and onward.

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