A Message from Our President Karen Bavuso RN, MSN

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The NENIC Board and the Education and Development Committee are pleased to announce:

NENIC’s Winter Education and Networking Program on March 7, 2016 at the Conference Center at Waltham Woods:

Optimizing your E.H.R.: A Report from Local CNIO’s

  • Marcie Brostoff MS, RN, NE-BC (CNIO Boston Children’s  Hospital)
  • Denise Goldsmith MS, MPH, RN (CNIO Brigham and Women’s Hospital)
  • Pamela Manor DNP,  RN-BC  (CNIO UMass Medical Center)
  • Sandra McPherson DNP, RN (CNIO Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in CT)

 This activity will be submitted to the Boston Children’s Hospital for approval to award contact hours. Registration is available now.

We hope you can join us on Friday, April 29, 2016 for another exciting annual symposium, 2016 Trends in Clinical Informatics: "Nurses Transforming Healthcare through Informatics". The impressive group of speakers includes Laura J. Wood DNP, MS, RN, Senior VP, Patient Care Services Boston Children's Hospital, and Bonnie Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, Director, Center for Nursing Informatics, University of Minnesota School of Nursing. Early Registration is now available!

Call for Participation!

The NENIC symposium planning committee is seeking abstracts that will address the theme of Nurses Transforming Healthcare through Informatics. We are particularly interested in the presentation of real life experiences, the successes and failures, of nursing informatics in the clinical arena. We encourage first time poster presenters to submit abstracts. Deadline for submissions is March 1, 2016.

When submitting, please use the Poster Template, substituting your content for the content in the template.

We look forward to another great year.
Karen Bavuso RN, MSN and the NENIC Education and Development Committee
 

NENIC Membership Spotlight

This spotlight showcases NENIC’s greatest resource—its members. Each profile highlights the diversity of experiences, skills, and knowledge of our membership: the student, the manager, and the those at just the beginning of their careers.

Sandra McPherson DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS started her journey to CNIO of Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in Connecticut when she was offered the opportunity to build and update the supply inventory database for the new OR electronic health record at William W. Backus Hospital. Dr. McPherson found that she had a keen interest in this type of work. Soon after, she transitioned to a full time role in Informatics at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital.  She then went on to participate in or lead at least 20 implementations in different care areas. She has experience with a number of vendors: McKesson Horizon Clinicals, Paragon, Meditech, Mosaiq, and Ibex. Read more.

If you would like to propose we profile a member, please contact  Director of Marketing and Communication or Director of Membership/Recruiting.

 

Education and Innovations

NENIC is thrilled to offer video recordings from past Education and Development programs to our members.
If you are interested in reviewing only the slide presentations, please visit our Innovation Library for past NENIC program offerings and poster abstracts.

NENIC's Membership Director, Sharon Bouyer-Ferullo's paper Clinical Decision Support and Perioperative Peripheral Nerve Injury: A Quality Improvement Project is now available on CIN:Computers, Informatics,Nursing. Please take advantage of our member discount subscription code and read the article.

Become a member today to have full access!