Bonnie L. Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

The presentation was given at MedInfo 2019 in Lyon France is an overview of the Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science (NKBDS) initiative that describes the vision and management of the workgroups which engage  year-round to achieve planned goals and deliverables. The methodology was described, which includes an annual “think-tank” conference for discussing achievements and annual action plans ov 11 virtual workgroups to move an national agenda of implementing and successfully using standardized nurse-sensitive data.  The NKBDS initiative has been successful in connecting nurses, and interdisciplinary healthcare leaders. The overall resources, including university support, the website and LinkedIn infrastructure to support members and interested others to make connections was discussed. 

Part of a panel presentation Nursing Knowledge Big Data Science: A National Collaborative to Achieve Sharable and Comparable Nurse-Sensitive Data. 

August 28, 2019, Lyon France

Clinical data analytics
Data-driven research and discovery
Data mining and knowledge discovery
Precision health/ medicine
Secondary use of EHR data