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Anniversary Issue: Meet Our Editorial Team

Happy Anniversary! This Anniversary issue of Clinical Informatics Insights goes behind the scenes. We’ve profiled the Clinical Informatics Insights Editorial Workgroup members to learn about them, their role on the Newsletter and impact of Informatics at their organization. And a special thank you to all of the 12,000+ readers and countless HIMSS staff over the years who continue to help make our newsletter successful!

Meet an Informaticist

Telling the Informatics Story

Karen Carroll PhD, RN, NEA-BC Director Nursing Informatics & Innovation, Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago

Evolution has been defined as a process of change over time with the literature regarding evolution theorizes about the traits of individuals and species changing in respects to morphology, physiology and behavior.

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Change is What Drives our Content

Pua Cooper, MSN, RN, CMUP, Director of Nursing and Clinical Informatics, Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Boca Raton Regional started its Nursing Informatics department in 2008 and I was privileged to be its first informaticist.

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The Roles that Drive Newsletter Content

Patricia A. Cordell, MSN, RN-BC, Assistant Manager, Physician Informatics Team, Florida Hospital

I am a nurse, passionate about my role and dedicated to my profession. I have been blessed to use my knowledge and skills at the bedside, in leadership, and now in the realm of Informatics.

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The Research Lens of CII

Vitaly Herasevich, MD, PhD, CPHIMS, Assistant Professor of Medicine and Anesthesiology, Department of Anesthesiology, Mayo Clinic

Until recently, Medical Informatics was in shadow of other areas of healthcare. More specifically - bedside applied Clinical Informatics was the prerogative of commercial companies and was mostly focused on medical devices and hardware.

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Behind Tool Box Picks

Cheryl Parker, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Chief Nurse Informatics Officer, PatientSafe Solutions

My name is Dr. Cheryl D. Parker and it has been my pleasure and honor to serve on the Clinical Informatics Insights Editorial Workgroup since the first issue back in 2009


Complimentary Webinar “Physicians in an IT World: A Year in Review”
HIMSS North America Board Member, Patricia Hale, MD, PhD, FACP, FHIMSS, provides her perspective on a physician’s journey in health IT in 2015. From new roles for patients & providers, new requirements for mobile health and new state requirements for ePrescribing – physicians have experienced a tremendous amount. Join us on November 12, 2015 at 12:00pm central.

Nursing Informatics Task Force Call “Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action”
Susan B. Hassmiller PhD, RN, FAAN, senior advisor for nursing at the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is helping shape the Foundation’s nursing strategies in an effort to create a higher quality of care in the United States for people, families, and communities. Hassmiller will be discussing the campaign, “Future of Nursing: Campaign for Action,”  which seeks to ensure that everyone in America can live a healthier life, supported by a system in which nurses are essential partners in providing care and promoting health. To join the Task Force on October 26, 2015 at 12:00pm central, please contact Trisha Pongco.

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!

Fall 2015 Health Story Project Roundtable
Presenter, Lisa Nelson, MS, MBA will focus on the mechanisms available in standard CDA documents to share human readable information and the associated machine processable data. Register here to join us on Monday, November 2nd | 12:00-1:00pm ET.

Register to Volunteer with the HIMSS16 Interoperability Showcase™
Each year, the HIMSS Interoperability ShowcaseTM draws thousands of Healthcare Industry Leaders to the Exhibition floor! HIMSS Interoperability ShowcaseTM, in collaboration with IHE, will feature interoperability initiatives from Healthcare Stakeholders, public policy decision makers, and the industry. HIMSS16 in Las Vegas, Nevada will be the best yet and we need your help!


Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, PatientSafe Solutions, Inc.

5 Remarkable Facts About the Future of Healthcare
Entrepreneur explores how to help shape the transformation and future of health care with identifying trends to focus on.

The Wall Street Journal: The Future of Health Care: Hacking, Hospitals, Technology and More
The Wall Street Journal provides insights on the future of healthcare from DNA hackers to nursing homes of the future. Subscription required.

Healthcare 2020
The Future of Government provides perspective of the future of health care with sharing the drivers and trends in healthcare from regulatory compliance to social media analytics.

Nursing outside the box. It's easy, see for yourself. Honeywell.

Medical Informatics: An Executive Primer, Third Edition

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