A Message from Our President

Welcome  to  the New England Nursing Informatics Consortium  (NENIC)!

NENIC is a dynamic regional organization of nurses, allied healthcare professionals, and HIT solution providers and as such it’s my pleasure to serve   as the 2019 President. 

This year the organization plans to continue to provide educational and   professional growth opportunities to our members. In addition, my personal goal for NENIC this year is to broaden the knowledge and audience   of  all NENIC offers to our members and the organizations they serve.

Specifically, we will do this through an organization wide effort to expand our digital presence and a concerted focus on growing our membership.'

Our Winter Education and Networking meeting, at Newton Wellsley Hospital, featuring Holly B. Fontenot PhD, WHNP-BC,FAAN. She will be speaking on Closing the HPV Vaccination Gap and her efforts developing a  mobile app to serve underserved populations. (BROCHURE)  The program will be on 3/18/2020 (5:30-7:30p), register on-lineRemote access will also be available.

We are busy planning for our Annual Symposium on  April 24, 2020- Save the date!

  • We are pleased to announce Dr. Patricia Flatley Brennan, RN, PhD,  Director of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will be the keynote speaker.
  • The 2020 TRENDS Call for Participation is open!  Submit your poster here
  • Registration for the 2020 Trends in Clinical Informatics : A Nursing Perspective is not open!~ Register here for early bird rates !
Activities  will be submitted to the Boston Children’s Hospital for approval to award contact hours.The Boston Children’s Hospital is accredited as an approver of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses CredentialingCenter's Commission on Accreditation.


Highlights from 2019-2020 so far!

  • A  dynamic and informative presentation from Kristin Hill MA  (Practice Administrator,  Population Behavioral Health, Department of Psychiatry, Rush University Medical Center) . The program , developed by Hill and her colleagues, was a 2018 HIMSS Davies Enterprise Award recipient. Here are quick links to the slide presentation and the session recording 

 (L-R: Andrea Santos, KristinHill, Diane Menasco)

We look forward to seeing you - in person or remotely! 

Best Wishes,

Andrea Santos MSHI, BSN, RN

NENIC President

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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 those at just the beginning of their careers.

Andrea Santos MSHI, BSN, RN holds the position of a Nursing Informatics Strategist at North Shore Medical Center (NSMC), a Partners Healthcare affiliate. She obtained a Bachelors in Science from Salem State University, and a Masters in Health Informatics from Northeastern University.

Ms. Santos is also a Visiting Instructor and Clinical Instructor at Salem State University, School of Nursing, where she has taught for over seven years in the nursing simulation lab, and in Spring 2014 started the first nursing informatics course in the RN to BSN program.  Andrea is currently leading an enterprise initiative for EMR/Acuity system. In addition to her informatics role at NSMC, Andrea has served on the NENIC Education and Development Committee since 2014, and is currently President. Linkedin: Andrea Santos

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