Here you will find materials authored by nurse informaticists and nurses with extensive knowledge in the area of health information technology. The aspect of technology crosses many areas of nursing and is used in both clinical and non-clinical settings. This collection is an effective tool in improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of healthcare systems by allowing free access to research, evidence-based practices, quality or performance improvement projects, educational endeavors, and other materials.

Additionally, this collection houses Best Nursing Informatics Practices submitted by (or by invitation of) the Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Repository Project Team.

Topics that can be found within this collection may include, but are not limited to:

Decreased Paperwork; Expanded Access to Affordable Care; Human Factors; Improved Health Care Quality; Increased Administrative Efficiencies; Medical Error Reduction; Nursing Informatics Best Practices; Patient Care Classification Systems; Reduced Health Care Costs; System Design; System Implementations; Terminology Development; Terminology Mapping; Workflow Improvements; Workflow Measurements

Prior to an item's inclusion in this collection it has been through a peer-review process conducted by experienced nursing researchers.

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If you are interested in submitting an item to this collection, visit the author information page (www.nursinglibrary.org/vhl/pages/Author_Info.html). There are additional instructions for authors submitting nursing informatics best practices.

Recent Submissions

  • Assessment of Level 3 and Level 4 NI Competencies Tool Development 

    McGonigle, Dee; Hunter, Kathleen M.; Hebda, Toni; Hill, Taryn Lynne (2018-03-22)
    Aim: To develop a reliable and valid instrument for self-assessment of perceived level 3 informatics specialist and level 4 informatics innovator competencies in selected informatics activities.