Posts Tagged ‘Trish Trangenstein’

School of Nursing recognizes faculty, staff, colleagues and honorary nurses

May 24, 2018

Two longtime friends of Vanderbilt University School of Nursing were named honorary VUSN nurses, a leading researcher was recognized for service to faculty and students, and outstanding faculty and staff received school awards during the School of Nursing’s spring Faculty/Staff Assembly May 17. VUSN Dean Linda Norman, DSN, FAAN, the Valere Potter Menefee Professor of…

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…

What’s Nursing Informatics?

February 7, 2014

We’ve brought together advice from two expert practitioners on this page. Patricia Trangenstein, whose video interview appears below, is a professor of nursing informatics at Vanderbilt University. Below the video, Chris O’Brien goes into more detail about nursing informatics and what kinds of opportunities are available in the field.

Q+A: An Interview with Trish Trangenstein

April 18, 2012

What does the term “nursing informatics” mean? Nursing informatics is a specialty recognized by the American Nurses’ Association.  Nursing informatics transforms electronic information into knowledge and eventually knowledge into wisdom needed to improve outcomes.  Nursing outcomes can only be improved if you can apply wisdom across any number of areas, and a person needs advanced…