HIMSS joins the American Nurses Association and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics and numerous other partners in celebrating National Nurses Week, held May 6-12, 2017.
The purpose of this week-long celebration is to raise awareness of the value of nursing and help educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the healthcare needs of Americans. Join us in celebrating the nurses of our nation, who are at the forefront of improving patient care and transforming healthcare.
Nursing Informatics 101: Encompassing the Value of Nursing Informatics through the Past, Present, and Future l Tuesday, May 9
Learn about the history of the first Nursing Informatics Pioneers, the current role of the Nurse Informaticist, the factors contributing to the growth of the specialty, and an overview of the 2017 HIMSS Nursing Informatics Workforce Survey. Patricia Mook, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CAHIMS, Chief Nursing Information Officer, Inova Health System, current HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee chair and Mary Beth Mitchell, MSN, RN, BC, CPHIMS, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Texas Health Resources, former HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee chair, will lead this presentation.
The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community acknowledges and thanks Melissa Barthold, DNP, MSN, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, Patty Guinn, RN, BS, Ruth MacCallum, BS RN BC, Tammy Duecker, RN for their development of the original presentation and their continued contributions, updates and insight. The HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community acknowledges and thanks Susan Newbold, PhD RN-BC FAAN FHIMSS as a contributor from the original presentation "Nursing Informatics Pioneers".
The Evolution of Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform: The TIGER Initiative l Friday, May 12
TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform and interprofessional community development. The spirit of TIGER is to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into seamless practice, education and research resource development. Join us to learn more about TIGER and the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), projects and discover ways to get involved in this impactful global initiative.