On the Horizon: Nursing Informatics Value During the COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

As the rollout of the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the greater population, nurse informaticists have certainly taken part in the success of its dissemination. During this 1-hour roundtable, learn how nurse informaticists assisted in the delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine in a multitude of care settings and ways they have elevated the success of the vaccine rollout.

Learning Objectives

  • Pinpoint ways nursing informatics supports cohort management, eligibility screening and vaccination administration and reporting processes.
  • Explore the use of mobile delivery (e.g., scheduling and telephone outreach) while identifying how to move forward with unknown variables to be successful on the “backend.”
  • Heighten awareness of tactics that nursing informatics is prioritizing for both health care workers and patients through scheduled appointments and drive-through efforts.
  • Mobile vans as an essential endeavor for nurse informaticists in vaccinating underserved populations.


  • Sophia F Brown, CPHIMS, MSc, PhD, PMP, RN-BC, Senior Program Manager, Nursing Informatics, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
  • Jill Evans MSN, RN, RN-BC, Director, Clinical Informatics, Metrohealth
  • Sean Michaels, MBA-HCA, MSN, RN, CPHIMS, CHCIO, VP IT Operations, CNIO, Health First
  • Rebecca Shepherd, DNP, RN, Senior Director, Nursing, Cherokee Nation

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