Chris Nemets is the Chief Nursing Informatics Officer for Sparrow Health System which is a six-hospital community based academic medical center in Lansing, Michigan. She is a registered nurse who has twenty-three years of experience as an organizational leader. She is responsible for providing visionary leadership and establishing direction for a comprehensive informatics program, with a primary focus on care quality, nursing practice, administration, research, and academic partnership in support of interdisciplinary patient-driven care. She innovates current clinical practice workflows through deep understanding of informatics systems capabilities to assist providers in delivering efficient and effective care.
Chris develops and leads a training and informatics program for the entire health system with its focus on deploying operational improvements through technology with an emphasis on advancing clinical evidence-based practice. She has been featured in articles reviewing technology and its impact on patient care including, The Hospitalist, “Are you getting the most out of your EHR?” and Epic “Power of the Peer.” has also spent time as a clinical instructor for nursing students at a local college and is a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives and the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society.