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How does Informatics support Primary Health Care?

How does Informatics support Primary Health Care?

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief CJNI was initiated by June Kaminski in 2006 when she was President-Elect of CNIA. She is currently Faculty and Curriculum Coordinator of a BSN Advanced Entry nursing program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Communications Officer, Webmaster, and former President of the Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment and Editor in Chief… Read more →

Remote monitoring

Trends in Remote Patient Monitoring

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c)Editor in Chief Citation: Kaminski, J. (2023). Editorial. Remote Patient Monitoring. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(3). https://cjni.net/journal/?p=12212 One trend that is emerging from using technology in healthcare is the ability to care for clients virtually in the comfort of their own homes. Remote patient monitoring (RPM) is one offshoot of these developments which can… Read more →

Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap

Highlights of the Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap

Citation: Kaminski, J. (2023). Editorial. Highlights of the Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(2).  https://cjni.net/journal/?p=11560 Interoperability is a critical goal of virtually all healthcare systems, a literal cornerstone of coordinated client care and effective electronic health records. This spring, Canada Health Infoway introduced a new 100-page document, a Shared Pan-Canadian Interoperability Roadmap (2023) that provides concrete… Read more →

Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies

Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editorial Citation: Kaminski, J. (2023). Editorial. Reducing the Environmental Impacts of using Technologies. Canadian Journal of Nursing Informatics, 18(1).  https://cjni.net/journal/?p=10851 The continual evolution of digital technologies has transformed the way we work, live, and play. This persistent growth often linked to positive environmental effects was strongly illustrated during the Covid-19 pandemic when most people… Read more →

Theory applied to informatics: The McKinsey 7-S Framework

Theory applied to informatics: The McKinsey 7-S Framework

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Editor in Chief CJNI was initiated by June Kaminski in 2006 when she was President-Elect of CNIA. She is currently Faculty and Curriculum Coordinator of a BSN Advanced Entry nursing program at Kwantlen Polytechnic University; Communications Officer, Webmaster, and former President of the Canadian Association of Nurses for the Environment and Editor in Chief… Read more →

Reimagine Health

ReImagine Health: Creating space for Nursing Informatics in the Vision

The theme for this year’s HIMSS22 coming up on March 14 – 18 in Orlando, Florida and online is “ReImagine Health”.  In an interview done for Healthcare Finance, HIMSS CEO Hal Wolf explained why this theme was selected. “HIMSS looked at what has fundamentally changed,” said CEO Hal Wolf. “When we think about Reimagine Health, it’s creative, inspirational and transformational. There’s not a single part of healthcare that’s not been impacted by COVID-19. We’re still establishing new normals” (Morse, 2022, p. 1). 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 →

Telehealth

The Rise of Telehealth: COVID-19 and beyond

by June Kaminski, RN MSN PhD(c) Telehealth and other digital technologies are becoming cornerstones of Canada’s, the US and global healthcare system’s move to value-based, client-centred, collaborative care. Telehealth is one kind of virtual care that is beginning to make a real difference in client-centred care and in supporting health literacy. “Telehealth connects patients to vital health care services through… Read more →

Trends for 2020

Informatics Trends to watch in 2020

Technology and informatics-related processes and activities continue to evolve with each passing year. As we finish 2019 and move into 2020, a few trends in this evolution come to mind – ones that could serve healthcare and nursing well. Here are my predicted top trends for 2020. SOURCE: Kaminski, J. (2019). Informatics Trends to watch in 2020. CJNI: Canadian Journal… Read more →