Posts Tagged ‘Patricia Sengstack’

The need for nursing informatics in LTC

June 19, 2015

The last decade in healthcare has seen an increasing transition, from a focus in the acute care setting to a broader perspective encompassing ambulatory, home health, hospice and long-term care settings. As payment models increasingly reward quality outcomes, the need to address care across all settings has become an imperative. The hospital profit base 10…

Health care informatics leaders bring expertise to new STTI book

February 4, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS — Since the 2009 passing of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, health care providers across America have begun to adopt electronic health records (EHRs), creating a rapidly growing need for health care informatics resources and expertise. Mastering Informatics: A Healthcare Handbook for Success,a new book published by the…

Nurse CIOs are taking on bigger roles in healthcare

November 1, 2014

n the early 1990s, registered nurse Charlotte Seckman moved to Maryland, where she was hired to help a large hospital transition from a paper patient-record system to a digital one. Her position as a nurse informaticist was not a common one at the time. Nurses still worked almost entirely at the patient bedside, and an…

Patricia Sengstack Honored as a Top Female Influencer in Health Care IT

September 15, 2014

Pitman, NJ — FierceHealthIT has named American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) President Patricia Sengstack, DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS, one of the “10 Influential Women in Health IT in 2014″ for her outspoken advocacy in the use of health technology among nurses. Sengstack was chosen by the publication’s readers and joins other women who serve in a…