Theme: Informatics Enabling Patient-Centered Care Across the Continuum

  • Track A: Integrating and Evaluating Consumer eHealth Approaches in Patient-Centered Care
  • Track B: New Roles for Clinicians and Informaticians in Patient-Centered Care
  • Track C: Challenges in Achieving Interoperability Across Care Settings
  • Track D: Challenges in Data Methods and Analytics Across Care Settings

Total continuing nursing education (CNE) credits available for all sessions: 14.75

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Monday, July 14 and Tuesday, July 15

Preconference: Weekday Immersion in Nursing Informatics
Additional details to follow.

Wednesday, July 16

8–9:30 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:30–9 Information Session on Informatics at the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON), Room 150
8:30–9 SINI for Newcomers
8:30–9:15 Preparing for a Professional Presentation Free workshop, all participants are welcome. (O.75 CNE)
Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, UMSON
Kathleen Charters, PhD, RN, CPHIMS
Clinical Information System Specialist, Defense Health Agency 
9:30–10 Welcome and Introductions (Plenary) [WEBCAST]
Jane M. Kirschling, PhD, RN, FAAN
Dean and Professor, UMSON
Visiting Professor, UMSON and SINI 2014 Program Chair
10–11:15 Keynote Address (Plenary) (1.25 CNE) [WEBCAST]
Transforming Health Care
Philip Fasano
Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer, Kaiser Permanente
11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.

Concurrent Session 1 (1.0 CNE)

1A. Treatment Decision-Making: Education is Not Enough
Donna Berry, PhD, RN, AOCN, FAAN
Director, Dana Farber Cancer Insititute

1B. Partnering for Success: Informatics and Human Factors Engineers
Donna Montgomery, MBA, BSN, RN-BC
System Director of Nursing/Patient Care Informatics, Baylor Health Care System

1C. HRSA-ONC Beacon Program to Improve Quality of Health Care for Community Health Centers though the Use of Health Information Technology [WEBCAST]
Nursing Informatics Practice Award Winner
Anna Poker, RN

1D. Grand Challenges in the Data-Driven Transformation of Health Care
Aubrie Augustus, MHA, RN
Senior Vice President, Quality Services, JPS Health Network 

12:30–2 Lunch (on your own)
UMSON Alumni Luncheon 
1-2 Exhibitor Registration
2-3:30 Exhibitor Setup

Concurrent Session 2 (1.0 CNE)

2A. Health IT Innovations for Patients and Their Caregivers [WEBCAST]
Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor, UMSON
Specialty Director, Nursing Informatics 

2B. Participatory Design and Development of a Patient-Centered Toolkit to Engage Hospitalized Patients and Care Partners in their Plan of Care
Patricia C. Dykes, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Senior Nurse Scientist/Program Director, Research, Center for Nursing Excellence, Brigham and Women's Hospital

2C. Are We Advancing Meaningful Interoperability?
Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS
Vice President, Informatics, HIMSS 

2D. Using Data from Diverse Sources to Improve Cost, Effectiveness, and Quality
Capt. Veronica Gordon, MS, BSN
Deputy Branch Chief, Health Information Exchange, Defense Health Agency 


Concurrent Session 3 (1.0 CNE)

3A. Mobile Apps for Personal Health Monitoring and Management [WEBCAST]
Holly Jimison, PhD, FACMI
Professor, Northeastern University 

3B. Integrating and Managing Patient-Generated Information
Kathleen Charters, PhD, RN, CPHIMS
Clinical Information System Specialist, Defense Health Agency

3C. Coding Nursing Assessments using SNOMED and LOINC to Support National Standards for Interoperability
Susan Matney, PhD (c), MSN, RN, FAAN
Medical Informaticist HDD Team, 3M Health Information Systems

3D. Managing and Minimizing the Data Collection Burden on Clinicians, Patients, and Caregivers
Barbara Frink, PhD, RN, FAAN
Vice President and Chief Nursing Information Officer, MedStar Health System


Exhibitor Evening with hors d’oeuvres and beverages (0 CNE)

Book Signing

M.J. Ball, J.V. Douglas, Nursing Informatics: Where Technology and Caring Meet, 4th Edition. London: Springer-Verlag, January 2011.

E. H. Shortliffe & J. J. Cimino (Eds.). Biomedical Informatics: Computer Applications in Health Care and Biomedicine, 4th Edition. London: Springer-Verlag, 2014.

Nelson, R., & Staggers, N. (2014). Health Informatics: An Interdisciplinary Approach. St Louis: Elsevier.

Saba, V.K. & McCormick, K.A. Essentials of Nursing Informatics, McGraw- Hill, 2011.

Saba, Virginia, K. Clinical Care Classification (CCC) System Version 2.5: User’s Guide. Springer Publishing, 2012.

SINI Tweet Meet
Meet your colleagues who are tweeting about #SINI2014, and put a face to a digital name. 

Thursday, July 17

8–8:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:30–9:45 Distinguished Lecture (Plenary) (1.25 CNE) [WEBCAST]
Big Data and Clinical Decision Support
Martin Kohn, MS, MD, FACEP, FACPE, Chief Medical Scientist, Care Delivery Systems, Jointly Health

Concurrent Session 4 (1.0 CNE)

4A-1. Patient-Engaged Human Factors and Ergonomics: Performance Barriers to the Work of Medication Management in Older Heart Failure Patients
Robin Mickelson, PhD(c), MS, RN
Vanderbilt University School of Nursing
Richard Holden, PhD
Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Vanderbilt University Department of Medicine
Christine Schubert, PhD
Assistant Professor, Loma Linda University School of Medicine 

4A-2. Mobile Health Intervention Program: Efficacy of High-Risk Middle-Aged and Elderly Adults Suffering from Hypertension and Hypercholesterolemia in Taiwan
Wu Meng-Ping, MN
Taipei City Hospital, Chung-Hsin Branch
Chang Po-Lun, PhD
National Yang-Ming University
Lee Chien-Hsien, MD
National Yang-Ming University
Yu Wen-Ruey, MD
Taipei City Hospital, Yang-Ming Branch
Kao Mu-Jung, MD
Taipei City Hospital, Yang-Ming Branch 

4B-1. Health IT Adoption in Home Health Agencies [WEBCAST]
Gunes Koru, PhD
Associate Professor, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Dari Alhuwail, PhD Student, UMBC
Anthony Norcio, PhD
Professor of Information Systems, UMBC
Max Topaz, RN, ABD
PhD Student, University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Mary Etta Mills, ScD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN
Professor, UMSON 

4B-2. Using Mobile Devices to Access Evidence-Based Information in a Rural Health Clinic [WEBCAST]
Heather Carter-Templeton, PhD, RN-BC
Assistant Professor, University of Alabama-Capstone College of Nursing
Associate Professor & Health Sciences Librarian, University of Tennessee Health Science Center 

4C. Patient Movement from the Battlefield to Home: A Department of Defense Use Case on Interoperability Challenges
Angela Icaza, MS, MBA, RN-BC
Army Informatics Nurse Specialist, Deployment Division for the DoD Healthcare Management Systems Modernization
Patrick Shannon, MS, RN, CPHIMS
Miko Watkins, MSN, MS, RN-BC
Elizabeth Fleischer, MSN, BS, RN-BC, NREM
Stephanie Raps, RN 

4D. EHR Data Quality for Healthcare Analytics: Not Secondary Anymore
Andrew Post, MD, PhD
Clinical Informatics Architect and Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical Informatics, Emory University 

11 a.m.–1 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
Simulation Lab Tours 
11 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Poster Setup
11:15 a.m.-noon What We Need Before We Take Watson to the Bedside
Eliot Siegel, MD, FACR, FSIIM
Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine
Adjunct Professor, Bioengineering, University of Maryland, College Park
Adjunct Professor, Computer Science, UMBC

Concurrent Session 5 (1.0 CNE)

5A-1. What's Your Health Age - A Health Risk Assessment for Veterans
Heidi Martin, MA, BSN
Clinical Informaticist, Department of Veterans Affairs
Jeffrey Sartori, MS, RN
Informatics Clinical Analyst, Department of Veterans Affairs 

5A-2. Connected Health Promising Triple Aim Outcomes
Susan Hull, MSN, RN
CEO, WellSpring Consulting

5B-1. A Different Approach to Meaningful Use Documentation Education [WEBCAST]
Lindsay Donnellan, BSN, RN, CPN
Clinical Education and Informatics Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital
Sara Gibbons, MSN, RN-BC, CPN
Clinical Education and Informatics Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital
Cassandra Mombrun, MSN, RN
Clinical Education and Informatics Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital
Suzanne Burstein, BSN, RN
Clinical Education and Informatics Specialist, Boston Children's Hospital
Paige Polak, BS
Quality Improvement Data Analyst, Boston Children's Hospital 

5B-2. The Emerging Role of Nurse Informaticists in Improving Patient Care Outcomes and Staff Satisfaction [WEBCAST]
Romina Elias, MSN, RN-BC
Clinical Informaticist, Assistant Nurse Manager, White Plains Hospital
Grant Campbell, MSN, RN
Senior Director of Clinical Services, Zynx Health 

5C. Interoperability and eMeasures of Clinical Quality
Kathleen Charters, PhD, RN, CPHIMS
Clinical Information System Specialist, Defense Health Agency

5D. Integrating Nursing Data into Big Data
Ann Tinker, MN, RN
Vice President, Executive Engagement, Healthcare Quality Catalyst, Inc., Intermountain Health Care 


Concurrent Session 6 (1.0 CNE)

6A. Impact of eHealth Tools
Marty Minniti, BS, RN
CEO, Skilled Nursing Staffing and Search

6B. Information for Patient Self-Management [WEBCAST]
Leslie Kelly Hall
Senior Vice President, Healthwise

6C. Minnesota 2015 Mandate for Interoperability
Bonnie Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Associate Professor and Director, Center for Nursing Informatics, University of Minnesota
Martin LaVenture, PhD, MPH, FACMI
Director, Office of Health Information Technology in MDH, Minnesota Department of Health 

6D. Emerging Approaches to Managing and Analyzing Large Data Sets for Longitudinal Studies
Vice President, Implementation and Consulting, Siemens Healthcare 

3:30–4:45 Distinguished Lecture (Plenary) (1.25 CNE) [WEBCAST]
Consumer eHealth: Emphasizing Health, Not just Health Care
Senior Policy Advisor, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, ONC Office of Consumer eHealth 
5–6 Poster Session (1.0 CNE)

Friday, July 18

8–9 a.m. Continental Breakfast
8:15–8:45 Information Session on Informatics at UMSON
9–10 Distinguished Lecture (Plenary) (1.0 CNE) [WEBCAST] 
Nursing Success Stories in Clinical Mobility
Molly K. McCarthy, MBA, RN
Chief Nursing Strategist
Microsoft U.S. Health and Life Sciences 

Concurrent Session 7 (1.0 CNE) 

7A-1. Successful IT Initiative to Reduce the Rate of Excessive Uterine Contractions During Labor
Nursing Informatics Research Award Winner [WEBCAST]
Kari Bunting, MS, RNC-OB, C-EFM
Clinical Nurse Specialist, Labor and Delivery, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Professional Development Specialist, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Samuel Smith, MD
Executive Chairman, MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Emily Hamilton, MD
SVP Clinical Research, Perigen and McGill University 

7A-2. Enhancing Patient Engagement Through Health Information Technology: My HealtheVet and GetWellNetwork
Linda Keldsen, MS, MBA-HC, RN, CPHRM, VHA-CEM
Director, Veterans Health Education, Nursing Affiliations, My HealtheVet & GetWellNetwork
VA Maryland Health Care System 

7B-1. Yet Again, Nurses Show Value - Now as Technology Change Agents in an Acute Care Setting
Weiwen Wang, DNP. MSN, RN
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh School of Nursing
Elizabeth LaRue, PhD
Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh 

7B-2. University of Maryland eCare's COR54: The New Kids in the Box
Ariel de Vera, BSN, RN, CCRN
Senior Clinical Nurse II, University of Maryland eCare

7C. Summary, Priority Issues, and Next Steps Toward Interoperability
Marisa Wilson, DNSc, MHSc, RN-BC
Assistant Professor, Department of Acute and Chronic Care, Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

7D. Summary, Priority Issues, and Next Steps Toward Using Data and Analytics to Improve Care and Outcomes and Control Costs
Vice President and CIO, JPS Health Network
Visting Professor, UMSON and Chair, SINI 2014 Program

11:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Commander Lura Jane Emery Lecture (Plenary) (1.25 CNE) [WEBCAST]
Emerging Technologies to Support Patient-Centered Care
Patricia Flatley Brennan, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Professor of Nursing & Industrial Engineering
School of Nursing and College of Engineering, University of Wisconsin-Madison
12:45–1 Concluding Remarks and Presentation of the People’s Choice Award (0 CNE) [WEBCAST]

Select SINI sessions are available by webcast for participants unable to travel to Baltimore. Webcast sessions are noted in the conference schedule. Sessions are live the day reflected on the schedule and available via archive (July 19-August 19, 2014).