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informatics

A synonym for information technology (IT), which is an umbrella term for "information management" and "computer science." The term is more widely used in Canada, Europe and countries other than the U.S. See IT, information management and computer science.
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Kathryn Kiloh, Broomfield, CO, graduated January 2012 from the University of Phoenix with a masters in nursing informatics.
Laura Burhans, Germany, graduated in July 2011 from the University of Maryland with an MS degree in Nursing Informatics.
graduated from Walden University with her MSN in Nursing Informatics, December 2010.
On August 12, 2011 the WINI expedition arrived under the blue skies of Montana to deliver a three day overview of Nursing Informatics.
Forecasting Informatics Competencies for Nurses in the Future of Connected Health: Proceedings of the Nursing Informatics Post Conference 2016
Honey, a long-term advocate of nursing informatics, said that nursing leaders around the world had long been concerned about how caring and information and communications technology (ICT) blended together.
Although numerous studies assess nursing informatics competencies across all levels of nursing education (Choi, 2012; Choi & DeMartinis, 2013; Choi & Zucker, 2013; Staggers, Gassert, & Curran, 2001, 2002), none assess the effect of an informatics course on nursing informatics competencies among pre-licensure nursing students (Table 1).
We commend ANA for the initial development and continued work on the scope and standards of practice of nursing informatics.
Due to the large volume of data analytics and the complexities of health information science, Nursing Informatics (NI) has matured and developed resulting in the need for a new nurse leader role: Nursing Informatics Executive (AONE, 2012).

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