In the past, “Nursing Informatics” was considered to be a fresh, trending concept in the Healthcare Industry. These days, it is considered a strategic and necessary function. If you have had a chance to review the ‘Executive Interviews’ page on our blog, you will see that Joe Jackson, Past President and current Board Member of DFW HIMSS, regularly interviews Executive Leaders in our industry to get their opinions and insights regarding Healthcare’s hottest topics.
When asked if their Hospital has dedicated Nursing (Clinical) Informatics professionals on staff, Hospital Executives have increasingly answered ‘yes’. The research has resulted in the current statistic: 83% of Hospitals in the North Texas area have Clinical Informatics professionals on staff.
To learn more about the importance of Nursing Informatics, click the link below to review a list of key advantages as recorded by Robin Hoover, Clinical Informaticist at Merit Health River Region from the HIMSS National Blog.