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SINI2010 – blog reports from nursing informatics event

Blog posts reporting on some of the sessions at SINI2010, the 20th (Anniversary) Annual Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, are available at

SINI2010 was organised by and delivered at the University of Maryland School of Nursing – Baltimore. This year’s theme was “Nursing Informatics: From First Use to Meaningful Use”, and the main conference held on July 21-24. Full information is at with the schedule at

Among presentations were:

  • Connie White Delaney (Professor and Dean, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota) as the opening keynote speaker, talking on “Nursing Informatics Empowering Meaningful Use: People, Processes, and Policy”;
  • Patti Brennan talking on ‘Let’s Make Sure That “Meaningful Users” Includes PATIENTS!”;
  • “The TIGER Initiative: Adoption of Health IT and Meaningful Use for Nurses and Other Disciplines”, a panel presentation and discussion with Patricia Hinton Walker, Vice President for Nursing Policy & Professor of Nursing at Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Diane J. Skiba, Professor & Health Care Informatics Coordinator, University of Colorado College of Nursing; and Brian Gugerty, Gugerty Consulting, LLC; and
  • Gil Kuperman, from NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital and Columbia Biomedical Informatics in New York, NY, with his talk titled “Health Information Exchange: Why Are We Doing It and What Are We Doing?”

July 28, 2010 - Posted by | conference, education, nursing, USA | , , ,

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