HIMSS Ontario - 2012 itHealthcare Canada Conference and Exhibition - October 2 to 4 2012

The HIMSS 2012 itHealthcare Canada Conference and Exhibition is taking place at the International Centre in Toronto from October 2-4, 2012.  ONIG is a proud sponsor of this conference.

For more information on this conference, please visit their website



'The Social MEDia' course - from Webicina

For those interested in learning more about social media in healthcare, here is a great (free) course you can take.  It shows how clinicians can utilize basic social media tools in education and practice.

'The Social MEDia' course



HIMSS Ontario Chapter - AGM - June 14th, 2012

The 12th Annual Ontario HIMSS Ontario Education Session and Annual General Meeting will be held on June 14th at the Royal Woodbine Golf Club in Toronto. 

To register, please visit: http://www.ithealthcare.ca/agm-and-golf-tournament.html


A flyer advertising the event can be downloaded here

ONIG Annual General Meeting and Education Day… 'Access to Care'

Friday, February 17, 2012 (All day)

Theme: "Access to Care", and Annual General Meeting

UPDATED - Jan 22, 2012 Updated: Feb 14, 2012

Location: Hospital for Sick Children - Auditorium, 555 University Ave., Toronto

Hospital for Sick Children - Auditorium
555 University Ave.
Toronto, ON M5G 1X8

Event date: February 17, 2012

Registration is now open


Call for Nominations for ONIG Annual Achievement Award

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

Call for Nominations 2012–2014: ONIG Board of Directors

Deadline: January 30, 2012 at 1700 hours (5:00 p.m.)

Call for Resolutions

Call for Resolutions

Deadline: Friday January 11, 2012 at 1700 hours (5:00 p.m.)

To be posted on website: Wednesday January 18, 2012

Do you want to shape ONIG’s vision and mission? As a member of your professional interest group, you can put forward resolutions for ratification at ONIG’s annual general meeting, which takes place on Friday, February 17, 2012.

Education Day Reflection – November 4th – Brampton Civic Hospital, William Osler Health System (WOHS)

What a successful event!  As the organizer for the host site, it was very exciting to see so many faces (some familiar and some new to me) at the Brampton Civic Hospital today.  The room was packed and filled with energy.

Social media and the nursing profession

As the Communication Director for ONIG, I was extremely pleased to see a significant portion of the Fall 2011 issue of the College of Nurses of Ontario’s  ‘The Standard’ dedicated to discussion surrounding the use of social media in nursing.  Kamini Kalia, Robert Fraser, and Joyce Fox are all showcased in the feature article of the edition as being nurses who use social media technologies in an innovative fashion to distribute information and knowledge within healthcare.  Both Kalia and Fras

International Nursing Interest Group - AGM

The INIG has an open invitation to their upcoming Annual General Meeting, to be held at McMaster University on November 30th, 2011.

The two keynote presentations to be held that evening include: