NYC: COVID-19 Approaches to Consider from Victoria Tiase, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Director of Research Science

Thanks to Vicky Tiase for sending out a list of recommendations at a very busy time: Develop COVID initial assessment templates and tailor alerts quickly Consider scribes for ED triage/high volume areas Permit nurses to place electronic orders for lab tests (dependent on state policies) Perform remote/video triage to preserve PPE Use of data for Bed tracking/vent tracking/nurse tracking AbilityContinue reading “NYC: COVID-19 Approaches to Consider from Victoria Tiase, NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital, Director of Research Science”

Logica is coordinating iterative releases of COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 -related clinical information models, value sets, and interoperability resources. All assets are available under Open Source license free of charge.

See Logica site here for more information: https://www.logicahealth.org/covid-19-interoperability-project/

Upcoming AMIA COVID-19 Webinars Announced for April 7, April 9, and April 10:

April 7 at 10am ET: Managing the Global COVID-19 Pandemic with Health Informatics – Successes and Challenges. Zhu Hong, PhD; Gong Mengchun, MD; Tuan Ngo; Carl Leitner, PhD; Hamish Fraser, MD. As part of AMIA’s ongoing COVID-19 Webinar Series – and in collaboration with Digital Square – this webinar will provide an up-to-the-minute presentation of the use ofContinue reading “Upcoming AMIA COVID-19 Webinars Announced for April 7, April 9, and April 10:”

Vanderbilt Nursing Informatics COVID Response: Interview with Patricia M. Sengstack and Karen Hughart

ANIA 2020 National President, Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, interviews experts at Vanderbilt University Medical Center regarding how they are handling the COVID-19 crisis in America. Dr. Sengstack and Ms. Hughart also provided some materials describing their SOP for reduced nursing documentation. Thank you to: Karen Hughart, MSN, RN-BC Senior Director, Nursing Informatics VanderbiltContinue reading “Vanderbilt Nursing Informatics COVID Response: Interview with Patricia M. Sengstack and Karen Hughart”

Rapid Response: Sharing Informatics Knowledge & Processes

by Cheryl D. Parker, PhD, RN-BC, CNE – 2020 ANIA President: On Tuesday, 3/31/20 at 4:42 PM (CT), Dr. Patty Sengstack, my friend and colleague, reached out to me in my role as the 2020 President of the American Nursing Informatics Association. She asked for help in getting information about what they are doing atContinue reading “Rapid Response: Sharing Informatics Knowledge & Processes”

HIMSS COVID-19 Digital Think Tank

https://www.himss.org/news/covid-19-digital-think-tank “In light of the COVID-19 crisis, Healthbox, a HIMSS Solution, has developed a digital think tank where healthcare professionals across the globe can share best practices about how to best test, triage and treat patients and manage their facilities during the pandemic. The HIMSS COVID-19 Digital Think Tank is a valuable resource for youContinue reading “HIMSS COVID-19 Digital Think Tank”

AMIA Launching COVID-19 Webinar Series Today

Material directly quoted from the AMIA site here: https://www.amia.org/education/live-webinars/shifting-sands-how-policymakers-are-addressing-covid-19-pandemic-and-what-it Shifting Sands: How Policymakers are Addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic and What it Means for Health Informatics Professionals April 2, 202012:00PM- 1:00PM,EDTFee: Free for AMIA members and non-members; no fee.Presenters: Jeff Smith, MPP; Joseph Kannry, MD; Susan Hull, MSN, RN-BC, NEA, FAMIA AMIA is announcing a new COVID-19 Webinar SeriesContinue reading “AMIA Launching COVID-19 Webinar Series Today”

Welcome: About these resources

Clinical and nursing informatics personnel are working hard and fast to prepare and manage health IT resources in relation to the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic. This site was developed by leadership of the Informatics and Technology Expert Panel, American Academy of Nursing, with collaboration and sponsorship of the American Nursing Informatics Association. We are passing alongContinue reading “Welcome: About these resources”