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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 http://www.hi-blogs.info

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 http://nursing.umaryland.edu/sini/ with the schedule at http://nursing.umaryland.edu/sini/schedule/index.htm

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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