About Us

The Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG) was formed in 1980 and achieved RNAO status as an affiliate group in 1991. ONIG's purpose is to provide a forum for nursing and other professionals to communicate and disseminate current developments in health informatics and eHealth.


Nursing Informatics is a recognized specialty within the discipline of nursing in the Province of Ontario. ONIG promotes the awareness and value of Nursing's contribution to quality health care through health data, information and knowledge management enabled by the use of technology.

ONIG Executive - 2014-2015

President - Liz Nemeth

Past President - Margaret McCormack

President Elect - Donna Wells

Education - Sharon Avey

Treasurer - Beth Durrwachter

Membership Coordinator - Katie Jarick

Communication Officer - Richard Booth