Nursing & Health Informatics in Finland 2015

The development of nursing informatics (NI) both in practice, industry and education has become gradually relevant as the role of information technology has developed since 1970’s and 80’s. The main supporting actors have been the Finnish Nurses Association (FNA) and the National Development Center for Welfare and Health as well as the International Medical Informatics Association Special Interest Group of Nursing Informatics (IMIA-SIGNI) with their various initiatives and conferences.