AORN Nursing Informatics Pre-Conference

Mar 29, 2014 8:00am - 5:00pm CDT


Joyce Sensmeier, Ms, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN,Vice President of Informatics for HIMSS

William Donovan, MA, RN, Chair of Nursing Informatics Scope and Standards Workgroup American Nursing Association (ANA), Senior Software Analyst Mount Sinai

Mark Surgue, RN-BC, FHIMSS, CPHIMS, Director, Health Industries Advisory for PricewaterhouseCoopers, Chair of HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee

Charles Boicey, MS, RN-BC, Informatics Solutions Architect for the University of California, Irvine, Vice President of the American Nursing Informatics Association

Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN, Deputy National Coordinator for Programs & Policy at the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT, Department of Health and Human Services in Washington D.C.

Marion McCall, BBA, RN, CNOR, CPHIMS

Lynn Gentz, BSN, RN, CNOR

Martha Rush, MSN, RN, CNOR

Stephanie Lackey, MSN, RN

This unique pre-conference certificate program is intended for nursing professionals, informatics nurses, and those interested in the use of health IT to impact quality care.

The event will address:

  • New informatics leadership roles
  • Clinical practice standards and innovations
  • Implications of meaningful use
  • The power of social media to improve population health
  • The role of the nursing profession as we converge on a patient-driven health care model.

Take-aways will include an understanding of the new informatics leadership roles being implemented throughout the country; examples of using evidence-based guidelines, standard practices, and informatics to advance health information technology; an update on the newly released informatics standards for all nurses; the means to put together a plan for care coordination; ways to mine social media for health care reporting; and what to expect next for regulatory requirements and current government programs related to Health Information Technology.

Informatics, Clinical Practice, innovation