Innovation in Nursing Practice at HIMSS19

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), HIMSS and the American Nurses Association (ANA) are pleased to partner to debut the inaugural HIMSS19 Nursing Innovation Luncheon Program Innovation in Nursing Practice: A Discussion with Leadership on Wednesday February 13, 2019.

Nurse-led innovation is a priority for BD, HIMSS and ANA. HIMSS has developed the foundation for an engaged nursing informatics culture to showcase the value in health IT and healthcare settings. ANA collaborates with key partners and has established a three-part innovation framework to develop skills and build a culture of innovation. BD, a leading global medical technology company, identifies the key role nurses serve as leaders who execute on care delivery and act as advocates for patients and families—their perspectives on technology and data requirements are indispensable to healthcare systems, academics, professional organizations, and industry partners when it comes to driving innovation in nursing practice.

The Nursing Innovation Luncheon Program Innovation in Nursing Practice: A Discussion with Leadership, Wednesday, February 13 at 12 pm, presenters are:

  • Betty Jo Rocchio, MS, BSN, CRNA CNOO, Chief Nursing Optimization Officer, Mercy
  • Bonnie Clipper VP, Innovation, American Nurses Association
  • Judi Cullinane, PhD Executive Director, Tufts Medical Center
  • Nancy Hanrahan Professor and Executive Director of Innovation & Entrepreneurship, Northeastern University School of Nursing
  • Kelly Larrabee Robke, RN, MBA, MS, Vice President of Clinical Thought Leadership, Medication Management Solutions for BD

These industry leaders will share their insights on emerging areas of interest in nursing practice, including user design, mobile health, data and analytics, and system workflow processes. Process considerations and collaboration will be explored during the discussion, with a focus on the power of cross-functional teams.

Nursing conversations continue at:
Nursing Informatics Roundtable, Wednesday, February 13 at 4 pm
This roundtable provides the platform to enable the advancement of CNIOs and Nursing Informaticists as trusted clinical leaders as part of an integrated care team.

Nursing Informatics Reception, Wednesday, February 14 at 5 pm
Network with fellow nurses and peers to foster professional relationships that will guide you on your Health IT Journey.


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