Theory

Prosci ADKAR Model

Theory applied to informatics – The Prosci ADKAR Model

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief Citation: Kaminski, J. (2022). Theory applied to informatics – The Prosci ADKAR Model. Editorial. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 17(2).  https://cjni.net/journal/?p=10076 The Prosci ADKAR Model was released by Prosci, Inc. founder, Jeff Hiatt in 2006 to provide a guide for leaders to support individual change within organizations (Hiatt, 2006; Prosci Inc,… Read more →

heory applied to informatics: The DIKW Theory

Theory applied to informatics: DIKW Theory

Theory is an important aspect of nursing informatics – one that is often neglected due to time and context. The DIKW theory, short for Data – Information – Knowledge – Wisdom has evolved over the years across a variety of disciplines and is one of the most embraced in nursing informatics and “considered by some as the canon of information science and knowledge management” (Gackowski, 2012, p. 93) and one of the most widely recognized theories in informatics (McDowell, 2021). Read more →

Key Principles of 21st Century Change Management

Introduction The 21st century is an age of perpetual or continuous change, a fact that can daunt the most progressive leader. To meet the challenge of on-going change successfully, insight and strategies that support change management initiatives at all organizational levels are needed. A myriad of change management models, theories, tactics, and processes exist to help leaders plan and implement… Read more →

The Guide to the Future of Medicine

Download the White Paper with Infographic by Bertalan Meskó (MD, PhD) An interesting infographic and white paper is available on Dr Meskó’s site with tips and predictions on where technology in health care is headed. The author writes: “Being a medical futurist means I work on bringing disruptive technologies to medicine & healthcare; assisting medical professionals and students in using… Read more →