Ida Androwich, PhD, RN,FAAN & Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN 

Dr. Androwich discussed the work of the Workgroup, including its collaboration with the other organizations such as the American Nurses Association and the American Council of State Boards of Nursing. She described the value of a unique nursing identifier and its importance as it pertains to big data initiatives namely to: 1) measure/quantify nursing care and impact on outcomes, 2) demonstrate nursing value/visibility, 3) empower organizations to track RNs for training and educational purposes; and 4) enable data analytics for  short and long-term impact.

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

MedInfo 2019

August 28, 2019, Lyon France

Data Integration
Data standards
Health policy
Nursing value