This resource library provides you timely and relevant resources to further education of Nursing Informatics. See below for some tools you will find within this library.
Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI)
Powered by the HIMSS Foundation and the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community, the Online Journal of Nursing Informatics is a free, international, peer reviewed publication that is published three times a year and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics.The journal was launched in 1996, with readership spanning over 49 countries.
HIMSS Nursing Informatics Community Webinars
Curated by the HIMSS NI Task Force, the NI Community Webinars serve as a vehicle to educate members of the Nursing Informatics Community on topics that are currently relevant and valuable for the enhancement of knowledge in the Nursing Informatics industry. NI leaders across the nation present through a 1-hour virtual platform. Attendees are qualified 1.0 CAHIMS/CPHIMS credit after attending.
Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI)
The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) represents thousands of nurses and brings together nursing informatics groups that function separately at local, regional, national and international levels. ANI is a collaboration of organizations that represent a unified voice for nursing informatics and provides the synergy and structure needed to advance the efforts of nursing informatics professionals in improving the delivery of patient care.
HIMSS Value Suite Resource: Develop an Engaged Nursing Informatics Culture
An engaged nursing informatics culture is an integral component to effective care delivery. One can often assess the quality, safety and efficiency of care provided to patients by observing how effectively a healthcare organization integrates the strengths nurses bring into their own culture of care. This value guide, developed by the HIMSS Nursing Informatics Committee, provides an overview of actions to take to develop an engaged nursing informatics culture at your healthcare organization.
Identifying for a Unique Nurse Identifier
The Big Data Health IT Policy Workgroup is advocating for use of the unique nurse identifier maintained and supported by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) called the NCSBN ID.
It is a free, unique identifier, publicly available, that is automatically generated for each RN and LPN at the time of their NCLEX exam. No additional action is needed. The workgroup recommends that the NCSBN ID should be used by key stakeholders as the unique nurse identifier to enable identification and demonstration of the value of nurses through documentation in the EHR and other health IT systems.
Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing
The Guiding Principles for Big Data in Nursing paper represents a welcome opportunity for nurses to lead and diffuse collaborative health IT efforts to improve health and health care quality, safety, and communication among all members of the care team while decreasing costs and increasing value.
Change Management Infographic
Formed within the HIMSS CNO-CNIO Vendor Roundtable, the infographic was created with a purpose to realize the value of the HIT investment, achieve benefits and sustainable transformation required for an organizational change management approach, as well as ongoing organization/vendor relationships for continued innovation for leaders across the healthcare spectrum.
Population Health Video Deliverable
As nurses are crucial to the success of Population Health Management as providers and leaders, positive outcomes will occur through high quality and valued care as it spans throughout the continuum of care. This video to depicts the importance of vendors and CNO & CNIOs to obtain optimal Population Health Management in health care organizations.
Nursing Informatics Generalist Job Description
It is essential to have a standardized job description that can be referenced for needed competencies regardless of specific job title as the nursing informatics role varies in different healthcare organizations. This document provides recommendations for a nursing informatics job description including Qualifications and Experience, Key Responsibilities, and Reporting Structure.
CNIO Job Description
As the Chief Nursing Informatics Officer (CNIO) role varies within healthcare organizations, it is essential to have a standardized job description that can be referenced for needed competencies regardless of specific job title. This document provides recommendations for a C-Suite level CNIO job description including Qualifications and Experience, Key Responsibilities, and Reporting Structure.
The TIGER Initiative
TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) is a grassroots initiative focused on education reform, fostering interprofessional community development and global workforce development. The spirit of TIGER is to maximize the integration of technology and informatics into seamless practice, education and research resource development.