Monday July 14, 2014

PeriGen Congratulates MedStar Franklin's Kari Bunting Earning Dual Honors at ...DigitalJournal.comBunting will deliver a podium presentation on her groundbreaking research which also earned her the Sharon Coleman Memorial Award at the University of Maryland School of Nursing's (UM) Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI) 2014 in Baltimore.

Monday July 14, 2014

PeriGen Congratulates MedStar Franklin's Kari Bunting Earning Dual Honors at ...PR Newswire (press release)Bunting will deliver a podium presentation on her groundbreaking research which also earned her the Sharon Coleman Memorial Award at the University of Maryland School of Nursing's (UM) Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI) 2014 in Baltimore.and more »

Thursday July 10, 2014

Intersection of technology and health care improves patient careScoopSanDiego.comAccording to a recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey of nursing informatics professionals, 70 percent of respondents have titles that specify an informatics position. The growing formalization of the role is also reflected in ...and more »

Thursday July 10, 2014

It's just not good enough in 2014 to say 'I don't do technology'Nursing TimesThe discipline of nursing informatics is much more developed in the US where there are recognised nursing informatics groups and leadership. Larger organisations in the US are starting to have a Chief Nursing Information Officer role – a high profile board ...

Wednesday July 09, 2014

Intersection of technology and health care improves patient careChicago TribuneAccording to a recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey of nursing informatics professionals, 70 percent of respondents have titles that specify an informatics position. The growing formalization of the role is also reflected in ...and more »

Wednesday July 09, 2014

Intersection of technology and health care improves patient careMilwaukee Journal SentinelAccording to a recent Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society survey of nursing informatics professionals, 70 percent of respondents have titles that specify an informatics position. The growing formalization of the role is also reflected in ...and more »

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. Your talent, expertise and passion for informatics will ensure ONIG continues to grow and thrive.  

Currently, ONIG is seeking a nomination for the President Elect position. Deadline for nomination is July 25, 2014. The position details are as follows:
 
President Elect role description
 
Reports to:
President, ONIG Board of Directors
 
Primary Function:
To perform duties as delegated by the President
 
Qualifications:
Elected member of ONIG Board of Directors
 
Responsibilities:
  • Have such power and perform such duties as may be assigned by the Board or by the President
  • Preside over the Recognition award
  • Collaborate with the Communications Director on the planning and circulation of ONIG broadcasts
  • In the absence of the President, the president-elect may perform the duties of the President
Duration:
Position held for one  (1) year
 
 
 
Qualifications for Office:
 
Any person nominated to an elected Board position shall be a Registered Nurse, a member of RNAO and  ONIG, and shall continue to be such so long as the nurse holds office.
Each Director of ONIG shall:  
  • Have informatics experience,
  • Be currently working in the field,
  • Have the capacity to contribute to the development of information technology solutions that support quality health care
  • Be available to attend, a majority of the regularly scheduled meetings, in person or by conference phone call, at least one face to face meeting and at least two education days per year
  • Be supported by their employer (i.e., able to meet the expectations of the role)
 
Instructions to submit your candidacy:
 
1) The Candidate must submit an application form, which can be found at this link.  The candidacy application form requires basic contact information and selection of the position you wish to declare your candidacy toward.  Also, as part of the application form, candidates are asked to provide a short biography (250 words) which describes their education/experience and the reason for interest in the position.  Please complete the candidacy form on or by July 25, 2014.
 
2) All candidates are also required to have a Nominator for their desired position.  A Nominator must be an RNAO and ONIG member (in good standing in 2014), and complete the Nominator form on or by July 25, 2014.  A link to the Nominator form can be found here.  
 
If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact Liz Nemeth, President, at lnemeth <at> healthtech.ca
 
 

 It is our pleasure to award Peggy White, RN, MN (Program Manager at Health Outcomes for Better Information and Care Program) with the 2013 ONIG Award of Excellence.  The award was presented on March 12th at the ONIG Annual General Meeting at SickKids in Toronto.

Congratulations Peggy!

 

 ONIG Board of Directors 2014-2016

Deadline for nomination submission: February 7, 2014 at 1700 hours (5:00 p.m. EST)
 
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. Your talent, expertise and passion for informatics will ensure ONIG continues to grow and thrive.  For the 2014-2016 years, ONIG is seeking nominees for Treasurer, Education, and, Membership Directors. All positions are two year terms. Position descriptions are available here.
 
Qualifications for Office:
 
Any person nominated to an elected Board position shall be a Registered Nurse, a member of RNAO and  ONIG, and shall continue to be such so long as the nurse holds office.

Each Director of ONIG shall:  

  • Have informatics experience,
  • Be currently working in the field,
  • Have the capacity to contribute to the development of information technology solutions that support quality health care
  • Be available to attend, a majority of the regularly scheduled meetings, in person or by conference phone call, at least one face to face meeting and at least two education days per year
  • Be supported by their employer (i.e., able to meet the expectations of the role)
The list of candidates will be posted on the ONIG website from February 10 – February 20, 2014. Elections will take place electronically during this period and results will be announced at the Annual General Meeting.
 
Instructions to submit your candidacy for one of the three ONIG positions:
 
1) The Candidate must submit an application form, which can be found at this link.  The candidacy application form requires basic contact information and selection of the position you wish to declare your candidacy toward.  Also, as part of the application form, candidates are asked to provide a short biography (250 words) which describes their education/experience and the reason for interest in the position.  Please complete the candidacy form by February 7th, 2014 at 17:00.
 
2) All candidates are also required to have a Nominator for their desired position.  A Nominator must be an RNAO and ONIG member (in good standing in 2014), and complete the Nominator form by February 7th, 2014 at 17:00.  A link to the Nominator form can be found here.  
 
If you require further information regarding the application process, please contact Margaret McCormack, Past President, at mmccormack@tsh.to

 

 

Do you know an ONIG member who has demonstrated excellence in the field of informatics over the last calendar year (2013)?  If so, please consider nominating one of your colleagues for the ONIG Annual Achievement Award!!  Nomination requirements and deadlines are listed below.

Nomination Requirements:

-- Provide a short summary of the nominee’s exceptional contributions to ONIG and the field of  informatics
-- Provide a nominee’s contact information including full name, contact information, and email address.
-- Provide name and contact information for the nominator(s)

Submit your nomination to Heidi Chevrier (Heidi.Chevrier@mckesson.ca).  Submission Deadline: February 7, 2014, at 23:59 EST.