National Nurses Week 2017- Webinar Series- The Evolution of Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform: The TIGER Initiative

Virtual Event

May 12, 2017 12:00pm - 1:00pm CDT

Join HIMSS in celebrating the nurses of our nation, who are at the forefront of improving patient care and transforming healthcare. National Nurses Week raises awareness of the value of nursing and helps educate the public about the role nurses play in meeting the healthcare needs of Americans. HIMSS joins the American Nurses Association, Alliance for Nursing Informatics, and numerous other partners throughout May 6-12.

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.

Learning Objectives:

1. Learn about the TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) Initiative and TIGER’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

2. Hear about our global workforce development project recently awarded via through the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation grant program.

3. Dive into TIGER’s international competency synthesis project and Recommendation Framework.

4. Discover ways to get involved in this impactful global initiative.


Marion Ball
Senior Advisor and Professor Emerita
IBM Research

Ursula Hübner
Professor, Medical and Health Informatics and Quantitative Methods
University AS Osnabrück, Germany

Toria Shaw
Manager, Clinical Informatics

**You will only need to register once for access to both webinars on May 9th and May 12th.