The American Nurses Association (ANA) defines Nursing Informatics as “a specialty that integrates nursing science with multiple information and analytical sciences to identify, define, manage, and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice.” Working with data and information is inherent to the Nursing Informatics role, regardless of what […]
A Project Analyst may be assigned to one project, or to multiple projects at the same time.  They can be hired for a specific role (for example, as a Clinical Analyst to specifically help improve clinical documentation in an electronic health record system, or as a Tester or Trainer).  They […]
A Lead Trainer or Lead Educator’s role is very important to the success of an EHR implementation or any new informatics-related project. The Lead Trainer or Educator is responsible for creating, reviewing, and updating lesson plans (also called “curriculum development”) to make sure these lesson plans accurately reflect not only […]
Before any new technology gets implemented in the clinical arena, a lot of work has already gone into identifying the problem or need for such new technology, picking the right tool, programming or tweaking the tool for use in a particular setting, having users test the tool, and training the […]
An EHR (Electronic Health Record) Analyst role is usually an entry-level role in the world of Nursing Informatics.  It may or may not require previous experience in the clinical area.  People from different backgrounds who have a desire and aptitude for working with clinical systems can work as Analysts for […]