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Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (HiNZ-NI)

HiNZ-NI supports the development of nursing informatics in New Zealand.

 

What is Nursing Informatics?

The HiNZ nursing informatics special interest group (HiNZ-NI) supports the development of nursing informatics in New Zealand.

 

The IMIA-NI definition of nursing informatics is: “Nursing Informatics science and practice integrates nursing, its information and knowledge and their management with information and communication technologies to promote the health of people, families and communities world-wide.”

 

Purpose

The NIWG executive serves three primary functions:

  1. To encourage nurses to engage with health informatics and with HiNZ.
  2. To provide advice to the HINZ Board on how best to maximise engagement with the New Zealand nursing community.
  3. To oversee the nomination and selection process for the Robyn Carr Cup for Excellence in Nursing Informatics, which is awarded annually at the HiNZ Conference.

 

Newletter

HiNZ-NI publishes a free eNewsletter with digital health updates of relevance to nurses.  To sign up for the nursing informatics eNewsletter please fill in this online form. Or if you have questions, please email Gloria at admin@hinz.org.nz

 

Membership of HiNZ-NI Executive
  • Members of the HiNZ-NI Executive must be current members of HINZ.
  • At least one member of the HiNZ-NI Executive must be a current HiNZ Board Member.
  • A maximum number of ten individuals will form the HiNZ-NI Executive at any one time. Additional members may be seconded onto the group for specific purposes / periods.
  • Members will be drawn from across the spectrum of nursing disciplines and from different regions across New Zealand.
  • New members of the HiNZ-NI Executive may be proposed by current HiNZ-NI Executive members or by the HINZ Board and decided by majority vote.

 

The current HiNZ-NI Executive members are:

  • Angela de Zwart, Orion Health
  • Anna-Marie Scroggins, MercyAscot
  • Deb Boyd, Auckland Eye (HiNZ Board Member)
  • Emma Collins, Otago Polytechnic
  • Jodie Healey, Southern DHB
  • Lucy Westbrooke, Auckland DHB
  • Michelle Honey, University of Auckland (HiNZ-NI group chair)
  • Sally Britnell, AUT
  • Sandra Oldfield, Orion Health

 

Are you interested in being appointed to the HiNZ-NI Executive? Email the HiNZ CEO

 

HiNZ, PO Box 300125, Albany, Auckland 0752, New Zealand.

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