Preconference: Leadership Skills for the New Health Care Organization’s Data Steward

SINI 2018: 28th Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics; Balancing Digital Demands: Access, Use, Security; July 18-20, 2018; University of Maryland School of Nursing; Baltimore, MD

Leadership Skills for the New Health Care Organization’s Data Steward

Tuesday, July 17, 2018, 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
University of Maryland School of Nursing, Room 535


The workshop will provide an overview of the health care landscape, review new roles of informatics analysts within health care organizations, and identify ways to facilitate change using data and technology. The workshop will use traditional presentation, interactive dialogue, small group process, and role play to look at and practice ways to address the gaps and needs within health care organizations and industry.


At the completion of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Review and understand current healthcare industry data environment
  2. Identify methods and tools to assist executives and staff to engage and optimize data as a strategic asset
  3. Utilize new ways to achieve performance improvement
  4. Identification of new ways to prioritize ongoing and evolving initiatives 

Target audience:

nurses working in the healthcare industry at all levels


Tamira Harris, PhD, MBA, MSN, CPHQ
Business Advisor
Change Healthcare


Time Topic
8-8:15 a.m. Welcome and Introductions
8:15-9:30 a.m.

Industry Needs from Multiple Perspectives Within the Organization

  • Executives 
  • Staff 
Ways to identify and address organizational goals
9:30-10:30 a.m. The Importance of Self-Branding
  • Creating and marketing yourself as the analyst and informatics resource
  • Identifying multiple intelligences and how to address
10:30-10:45 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

Small Group Process

  • Holding crucial conversations
  • Discovering the leader within
  • Focus on key strategic initiatives
12:15 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Debrief and Evaluation


Continuing Education:

Accredited Provider with Distinction from the American Nurses Credentialing CenterParticipants may receive 7.0 contact hour(s) upon successful completion of this educational activity. Successful completion of this activity for Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) is demonstrated by attending the entire activity, completion of the online CE evaluation survey, and completion of the verification of attendance form provided on site. Partial credit is not provided. Participants receive a CNE certificate via email from the University of Maryland School of Nursing approximately 2-4 weeks after submitting their request, and required documentation.

No conflict of interest with a commercial interest was disclosed by any of the planners, faculty members, or speakers for this program.

The University of Maryland School of Nursing is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation.