CMS COVID-19 Partner Toolkit

Thanks to Kelly Aldrich DNP, MS, RN-BC, Informatics Nurse Specialist, Chief Clinical Transformation Officer at Center for Medical Interoperability for this resource! Coronavirus (COVID-19) Partner Toolkit | CMS The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to protect the health and safety of our nation’s patients and providers in the wake of theContinue reading “CMS COVID-19 Partner Toolkit”

Reminder: Webinar April 14: NI in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas

Nursing Informatics in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas April 14, 202012:00PM- 1:00PM,EDT In collaboration with AMIA’s Nursing Informatics Working Group and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics, the AMIA COVID-19 Webinar Series continues with a presentation highlighting the contributions of nursing informatics. Register here:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/14806429665645325 Presenters: Max Topaz, PhD, RN, MA; Gregory Alexander, PhD, RN,Continue reading “Reminder: Webinar April 14: NI in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas”

TJC’s FAQ Documents

Thanks to Dr. Patty Sengstack at Vanderbilt for sharing links to to two new FAQs that have been posted on Joint Commission’s website.  The first one addresses, “Documentation Challenges when Providing Care while Operating under an Emergency Operations Plan.”  The second FAQ addresses the “Use of ASCs as Alternative Care Sites for Hospitals.” They areContinue reading “TJC’s FAQ Documents”

Two New Interviews: UCSF & Cerner

It has been my pleasure to interview nursing informatics leaders this week to help share their learnings and experiences around the COVID-19 pandemic. It has been so informative to hear the creative solutions are being implemented in the field! Please check out the videos at ANIA’s YouTube channel or you can download the podcasts. MoreContinue reading “Two New Interviews: UCSF & Cerner”

April 14 AMIA Webinar: Nursing Informatics in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas

April 14 at 12PM Eastern – In collaboration with AMIA’s Nursing Informatics Working Group and the Alliance for Nursing Informatics, the AMIA COVID-19 Webinar Series continues with a presentation highlighting the contributions of nursing informatics. The lack of a national or global unified response to the COVID-19 pandemic presents health care professionals with the greatestContinue reading “April 14 AMIA Webinar: Nursing Informatics in Times of COVID 19: Achievements, Challenges, and New Ideas”

Evidence-based interventions recommended by the WHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address the Covid-19 pandemic

Evidence-based interventions recommended by the World Health Organization and the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address the Covid-19 pandemic. https://sites.google.com/view/omahasystemguidelines/covid-19-response?authuser=0 This international effort has been developed by stakeholders from 8 countries and 26 states, and represents 70 interventions for 15 roles across the care continuum. To participate, contact Karen Monsen at theContinue reading “Evidence-based interventions recommended by the WHO and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to address the Covid-19 pandemic”

On-line COVID19 Courses for Nurses

Here are online training resources, listed in no particular order, to help prepare nurses to provide appropriate care for COVID-19 patients – including those being cross-trained into new specialties such as critical care, as well as how to protect yourself as a frontline clinician. https://nurse.org/articles/online-nurse-training-courses-covid-19-coronavirus/

Detroit: COVID19 CLINICAL INFORMATICS PREPAREDNESS SHARED FROM THE FRONTLINES: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM

Submitted by:Donna Summers MSN RN-BC, Informatics NursingChief Nursing Informatics Officer – HFHS Notes from the field: “So first in Michigan (Detroit and Southeast Michigan) – we are not gearing up we are in the midst of a big surge so these are more of our actual actions.The first day that Michigan declared a state ofContinue reading “Detroit: COVID19 CLINICAL INFORMATICS PREPAREDNESS SHARED FROM THE FRONTLINES: HENRY FORD HEALTH SYSTEM”