HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Leadership Awardee Announced

Every year, HIMSS recognizes a deserving HIMSS member with the HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. The award recognizes a nursing informatics leader who demonstrates significant leadership contributions by optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information and technology. HIMSS and ANI provide this award jointly to recognize an individual who demonstrates significant leadership contributions by optimizing health engagements and care outcomes through information and technology. The award is given to an individual for success and achievement as a nursing informatics leader in a provider, supplier, or academic organization, or a professional society. HIMSS is a co-sponsor of ANI, along with AMIA.

The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) represents thousands of nurses and brings together nursing informatics groups that function separately at local, regional, national and international levels. ANI is a collaboration of organizations that represent a unified voice for nursing informatics and provides the synergy and structure needed to advance the efforts of nursing informatics professionals in improving the delivery of patient care.

And the Award Goes to ...

Nancy Joan Beale, MSN, RN-BC

Congratulations to Nancy Joan Beale, MSN, RN-BC, president, Beale and Associates LLC, on receiving 2019 HIMSS-ANI Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. Beale has exhibited local and nationwide leadership in her commitment to the nursing informatics profession – both in her workplace and through her work with HIMSS as a member.

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With over a decade of informatics experience, her leadership has driven multiple implementations throughout various local organizations. Beale has also driven nursing informatics efforts internationally in several capacities, working on several informatics related committees to promote the diffusion of knowledge and give visibility to the specialty.

In her current role, Beale oversees portfolio management work and informatics special projects. Her leadership has led to several successful workflow optimization programs and successful system implementations. Through her leadership, her organization was a recipient of the prestigious HIMSS Davies Award. In addition, she was a key participant in the development of the HIMSS Value Suite resource guide, Developing an Engaged an Informatics Culture.

Beale will be recognized during the Awards Gala at the 2019 HIMSS Global Conference & Exhibition, as well as the HIMSS19 Nursing Informatics Symposium.

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