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TIGER Initiative News: July 21, 2016

Say Hello to our FY17 TIGER Committee Members

TIGER is excited to introduce our FY17 Committee members:

The TIGER Community is led by the HIMSS TIGER Committee which is charged with providing domain expertise, leadership and guidance to activities, initiatives, and collaborations within the interprofessional community. We extend a warm welcome to our newest members and thank all for their time and invaluable contributions. We look forward to another successful year of collaborating in benefit of our global community!

You're Invited! HIMSS Task Force Series Featuring TIGER & the VLE on July 25th

Save the date! You are invited to attend the upcoming monthly HIMSS NI Task Force Series Presentation on The ABC’s of TIGER & the VLE.This presentation will provide an overview of TIGER (Technology Informatics Guiding Education Reform) and the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) – a dynamic and unique one-stop education portal for academic professionals, students, adult learners, and clinical educators. We’ll provide an overview of the TIGER community, give a VLE demonstration, and talk about our newest offerings. Most importantly, you will walk away with information on how you can engage in this global initiative focused on education reform and international community development. Presented by Victoria Wangia-Anderson, PhD, Associate Professor/Program Director of Health Informatics, University of Cincinnati and Co-Chair of the TIGER Committee and Toria Shaw, MSW, HIMSS TIGER Staff Liaison, Manager of Clinical Informatics

Date: Monday, July 25
Time: 10:00am PST l 12:00pm CST l 1:00pm EST
Duration: 1 hour
WebEx url: Click Here to Join Call
Password: 928 252 931    
Dial In: 866-469-3239
Access code: 928 252 931 
CAHIMS/CPHIMS: Remember all monthly HIMSS Nursing Informatics Educational sessions qualify for 1.0 hours of CAHIMS/CPHIMS credit

Next Live TIGER VLE Webinar on August 9th

Decoding Information Privacy, Security, and the Law in the Healthcare Sector
Mystified about information privacy and security?  Concerned about the threats that are happening?  This session aims to educate the attendee on the fundamentals of information privacy and security, provide an overview of the current threats that are happening in the healthcare sector, and understand how you and your organization can propel forward your information privacy and security programs.  Additional resources include the HIMSS Privacy and Security Awareness Initiatives, HIMSS Risk Assessment Toolkit, and the HIMSS Privacy and Security Toolkit. Presented by Lee Kim, BS, JD, CIPP/US, FHIMSS, Director, Privacy and Security, HIMSS North America. Moderated by Toria Shaw, MSW, HIMSS TIGER Staff Liaison, Manager, Clinical Informatics.

Date: Tuesday, August 9th 2016
Time: 10:00amCT/11:00pmET
Location: TIGER Virtual Learning Environment
Duration:  1 hour
Registration: Click “Add to Calendar” to reserve your spot *
*Please note: VLE subscription required to attend this event

Click here for details on upcoming TIGER VLE webinars. We hope you can join us!

Become a TIGER VLE Ambassador

If you love the Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), help us spread the word!  Bring your TIGER spirit because we’re inviting you to become a TIGER VLE Ambassador!

The most effective way to reach people who would benefit from this dynamic education resource is through YOU, our devoted TIGERs.  As an ambassador, we’ll equip each of you with a toolkit of VLE materials to share with colleagues, students, faculty, etc.  Contact TIGER today to learn more!

Share your feedback - Taking Immunization Workflow Mainstream

Electronic health records (EHRs) and health information technology (IT) play a critical role in improving the rate of appropriate immunizations in the United States. The Immunization Integration Program (IIP), a collaborative effort between / Chickasaw Nation Industries, Inc. (CNI), HIMSS and ICSA Labs — takes immunization workflow mainstream, streamlining and improving overall vaccine administration and management process. Learn more here and check out the FAQs for more information! Please share your feedback by August 5th with Tammy Kwiatkoski, Director, Clinical Informatics.

OJNI Summer Edition Released

The Online Journal of Nursing Informatics (OJNI) Spring Edition, Volume 20, Number 2 has been released today! The OJNI draws to nursing informatics in practice, education, leadership, and research. This journal is an international, peer reviewed publication released three times a year and supports all functional areas of nursing informatics. HIMSS is currently looking for new submissions to be featured in future OJNI editions as well as peer reviewers. Click the following links to explore the author submission guidelines and the peer review process.  To read the latest edition, click here!

Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI) on August 19-20 in Charlotte, NC

WINI is for anyone interested in life-long learning about healthcare informatics and nursing informatics.  It is specifically targeted for experienced nurses prepping for the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) or new informatics nurses gaining knowledge and skills expected in the Nursing Informatics role. The workshop provides an opportunity to prepare for the ANCC Nursing Informatics Certification Exam, including 18 CE Credits for nursing education as well as CPHIMSS and CAHIMSS CE credits. 

Sponsored by: HIMSS NC Chapter
Location:  Harris Conference Center in Charlotte, NC
Dates: Friday, August 19 & Saturday, August 20 from 8:00am – 5:30pm
Cost: $600 for NC, VA, SC HIMSS Chapter members; $650 for non-members.
Includes: Light breakfast, lunch, and snacks along 18 CE Credits (ANCC & CPHIMSS & CAHIMSS) and a 1-year subscription to CIN, Computers, Informatics and Nursing. Class is limited so make sure you register soon!   Click here for more information and to register.

Applying for the HIMSS North America Board of Directors

Nominations are now being accepted for open positions on the HIMSS North America Board of Directors. Read full details of eligibility requirements and access the online application here. The deadline to submit the online application and all supporting documentation is August 12, 2016.

Applications Open for HIMSS Health IT Awards and Scholarships, July 5 – August 29

HIMSS is now accepting nominations and applications for awards and scholarships that recognize significant professional contributions to the field of health IT, from outstanding industry service and leadership, service to HIMSS, chapter activity, and publications. Read full listing of awards, including the HIMSS-AMDIS Physician Executive Leader of the Year Award.

Call for C-CDA Presentations!

The HIMSS Health Story Project is collecting real-life Consolidated Clinical Document Architecture (C-CDA) implementation stories that demonstrate direct impact on your organization and patient care from the viewpoint of implementation teams, clinicians and the staff’s unique experiences.  Share your story today!

Share Your TIGER News with Our Community

We'd love to share your TIGER News with our community. Please email articles, case studies, items to celebrate, and fun facts to TIGER today!

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