The HIMSS position statement “Transforming Nursing Practice through Technology & Informatics” was recently released and was sent to me via a colleague who is involved with the HIMSS Ontario Chapter. The main feature of this report that caught my attention was its overall reflective tone and measured recommendations for the future. In sum, it is (in my estimation) a well crafted blueprint for the development of nursing informatics in the co
This article from Canadian Healthcare Technology came across my desk today and I’m a little saddened that Google didn’t see the value in maintaining this free service. I wonder if the MOHLTC would consider offering a simplified version of this tool on their website as a strategy for encouraging the engagement of Ontarians in their own health.
Over the next few months, the ONIG communication team will go about revising how we communicate with the larger ONIG membership. We're hoping to use this website more effectively to broadcast informatics related news and keep our membership engaged. Hopefully by fall 2011, we'll have a stronger presence on our website, complemented by other social media tools like our twitter feed (@onigrnao) and the potential use of Linkedin.
**Registration closes June 9th at 23:59 EST for in-person attendance. Webcast and OTN registration will remain open**
Each year, ONIG sponsors two $1000 RNFOO scholarships for individuals who are interested and studying some element of informatics at the undergraduate or graduate level. This year, we are pleased to announce the winners of the ONIG Scholarships!
Theme: Process Improvement Models: How they can help in Clinical Projects
Date: February 24th, 2010
ONIG's New Logo
We will be phasing in this new logo over the next few months in our literature and communications.
Black and White version and Colour version
AGM and 30th Anniversary Celebrations
Friday November 5th - Sick Kids Hospital in Toronto
You are invited to attend ONIG's AGM and help us celebrate 30 years.
Thank you to all who attended such an amazing day! Thank you to Sick Kids for hosting this event. The presentations were excellent, food was delicious and reminiscing was priceless.
ONIG 2010 Achievement Award
The ONIG Achievement Award was instituted in 1991 to recognize a member who demonstrates leadership and commitment to the work in ONIG and participates in the advancement of nursing informatics.