Tag Archives: nursing informatics

Leading the Way with Ethical Practice

This year’s theme for National Nurses Week, Ethical Practice-Quality Care, provides an opportunity to consider the importance of ethics in nursing practice. The American Nurses Association (ANA) has chosen this theme because it “recognizes the importance of ethics in nursing … 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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Inspiration gathered from the little things

by: Emily Carey, MSN, RN-BC People ask me, “how are you able to do your work every day and not be overwhelmed by the stress of being a nurse?” I tell them that I often remind myself of the little … 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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“Oh, what exactly is informatics?”

by: Sue Brown, Director Clinical Informatics, CVS Caremark MinuteClinic A recent review on social media caught my attention. The book’s title? No One Understands You, And What to Do About It (Halvorson). My thought: “Perhaps I should write No One Understands … 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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My Contribution to Nursing Knowledge

by: Mary Beth Mitchell, MSN, RN, BC, CPHIMS, CNIO- Texas Health Resources “Tell them what you do,” says my 87-year old, beaming mother, as she introduces me to a couple of new friends in her assisted living center.  I start by saying … 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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Physician Community Blog Series: Information follows the patient – is Direct a viable approach?

by Lynn Witherspoon, MD, System Vice President & CMIO and Kent Boyer, Chief Architect, Ochsner Health System As the nation seeks to find ways to provide higher value healthcare for all of its citizens, a key enabler is access to the … Continue reading

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Informatics Department of One

by: Emily A. Carey MS, RN-BC I am sure you are all wondering what I am talking about.  How could one person do the job of the ten Informatics Nurses that I have in my organization? Or you are asking … Continue reading

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