3rd Edition

Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century - Embracing a Digital World, Book 1 Realizing Digital Health - Bold Challenges and Opportunities for Nursing

    240 Pages 7 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    240 Pages 7 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    240 Pages 7 B/W Illustrations
    by Productivity Press

    In just the past decade, the emergence of digital health has finally become palpable. Enhanced by the pandemic, social justice events, and planetary health urgency, Realizing Digital Health – Bold Challenges and Opportunities for Nursing explores that evolution with a focus on capturing the current state of digital health. Anchored in an introduction to digital health, new technologies, opportunities, and challenges are described. Consideration of the opportunities and challenges of digital health calls for specific attention to ethical considerations. This book includes a current state synopsis of healthcare in the USA, with the inclusion of specific implications for nursing leaders and executives. Engagement of the people (patients, families, communities) working in partnership to enhance health is described. Information management and the necessary definition and access to data are discussed with a particular explication of the function of information management and operational decision-making. The challenges and learnings related to informatics drawn from the experiences of leaders in large health systems shed insight into the current state of informatics-enabled digital health and healthcare. The global example of the integration of technology, nursing, and health systems expands our knowledge of the current state as well as explores possibilities. This book concludes with a commitment to and description of the current state of teamwork and the integral role/functions within informatics, nursing, and healthcare.

    This book provides the reader with a succinct overview of digital technologies, a reality-anchored description of the current state in the USA and globally and highlights the core foundation and integration of informatics and information management. This book stimulates thought and actions to advance digital health within a full partnership among the people, organizations, systems, and global imperatives including planetary survival. This book lifts up the next era calling for full teamwork, collaboration, and partnership as we emerge into a true global community.

    Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century – Embracing a Digital World, 3rd Edition is comprised of four books which can be purchased individually:

    Book 1: Realizing Digital Health – Bold Challenges and Opportunities for Nursing

    Book 2: Nursing Education and Digital Health Strategies

    Book 3: Innovation, Technology, and Applied Informatics for Nurses

    Book 4: Nursing in an Integrated Digital World that Supports People, Systems, and the Planet

    Chapter 1: Digital Health Ecosystems: A Strategy for Transformation of Health Systems in the Post Pandemic Future

    Anne W. Snowdon, PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor, Strategy and Entrepreneurship, Odette School of Business, University of Windsor

    Chapter 2: Digital Health and New Technologies

    Whende M. Carroll, MSN, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Director, Clinical Optimization, Contigo Health

    Chapter 3: Opportunities and Challenges for Digital Health Advancement

    Gillian Strudwick, PhD, RN, FAMIA, Chief Clinical Informatics Officer and Scientist, Centre for Addiction and Mental Health; Assistant Professor, Institute of Health Policy, Management and Evaluation, University of Toronto

    Sanaz Riahi, PhD, RN, Vice President, Practice, Academics & Chief Nursing Executive, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences; Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto

    Nicholas R. Hardiker, PhD, RN, FACMI, FAAN, Professor of Nursing & Health Informatics, University of Huddersfield, UK

    Chapter 4: Ethical Considerations in Digital Health

    Pirkko Kouri, PhD, PHN, RN, Finnish Society of Telemedicine and eHealth/International Society for Telemedicine & eHealth

    Minna Kaija-Kortelainen, MSSc, Bachelor of Law, Registered Social Worker, Senior Lecturer, Savonia University of Applied Sciences

    Margaret Ann Kennedy, PhD, RN, Senior Principal, Accenture, Canada

    Riitta Turjamaa, PhD, PHN, RN, Manager, Savonia University of Applied Sciences and post doc researcher, Department of Nursing Science, University of Eastern Finland

    Chapter 5: U.S. Health and Healthcare Current State – Nurse Executives

    Robyn Begley, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, AONL Chief Executive Officer, AHA Senior Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer, American Organization for Nursing Leadership (AONL)

    Laura Reed, DNP, MBA, RN, Executive Vice President, Chief Nursing Executive, and Chief Operating Officer, M Health Fairview

    Julibeth Lauren, PhD, APRN, ACNS-BC, Vice-President, Practice and Clinical Education, M Health Fairview

    Chapter 6: Engage the People – Health Informatics and Personal Health Management

    Anne Moen, PhD, RN, FACMI, FIAHSI, Professor, Institute for Health and Society, Faculty of Medicine, University of Oslo

    Amy Cramer, BSN, MMCi, CPHQ, Director, Global Product Development Strategic Partnerships, Pfizer Limited

    Catherine Chronaki, MSc, DiplEng, Secretary General, HL7 Europe Foundation

    Chapter 7: Information Management in Nursing Leaders’ Operational Decision-Making

    Laura-Maria Peltonen, PhD, Docent, FEANS, Department of Nursing Science, University of Turku

    Chapter 8: Informatics in Large Health Systems: Organization, Transformation and Nursing Informatics Leadership Perspectives

    Sheila Ochylski, DNP, RN-BC, FAMIA, Chief Nurse Informatics Officer, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

    Rebecca Freeman, PhD, RN, FAAN, FNAP, Vice President for Health Informatics, University of Vermont Health Network

    Chapter 9: Nursing Informatics within Health Systems – Global Comparison

    Fabio D’Agostino, PhD, RN, Associate Professor of Nursing, Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences

    Miriam de Abreu Almeida, PhD, RN, Full Professor, School of Nursing, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do SulFederal

    Aline Tsuma Gaedke Nomura, PhD, RN, Radiology Service Charge Nurse, Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

    Jude L. Tayaben, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, Benguet State University

    Chapter 10: South Africa’s Healthcare Systems, Technology and Nursing

    Graham Wright, MPhil, MBA, DN (Lon), Cert Ed, FBCS, FIAHSI, SRN, RMN, RNT, Professor Extraordinarius, University of South Africa; Chair, SAHIA Working Group, HELINA Education Working Group

    Helen J. Betts, EdD, MEd (SEN), BA, PGCEA, SRN, SCM, ADM, MTD, HELINA Education Working Group

    Chrispin Kabuya, MSc, BSc, Walter Sisulu University

    Henry Adams, B.Comn, InterSystems Corporation, South Africa

    Chapter 11: Teamwork and Informatics: Capturing the Work of Nurses as Team Members

    Kristen K. Will, PhD, MHPE, PA-C, College of Health Solutions, Arizona State University

    Gerri Lamb, PhD, RN, FAAN, Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State University


    Connie White Delaney, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FACMI, FNAP serves as Professor and Dean at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and is the Knowledge Generation Lead for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education.

    Charlotte A. Weaver, PhD, MSPH, RN, FHIMSS, FAAN is a visionary senior executive, now retired after 40+ years of experience in nursing informatics, patient safety and quality, evidence-based nursing practices and healthcare automation in acute, ambulatory, and post-acute care.

    Joyce Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, FHIMSS, FAAN is the Senior Advisor, Informatics for HIMSS, a non-profit organization focused on reforming the global health ecosystem through the power of information and technology.

    Lisiane Pruinelli, PhD, MS, RN, FAMIA is an Assistant Professor University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Affiliate Faculty at the Institute for Health Informatics, University of Minnesota.

    Patrick Weber, MA, RN, FIAHSI, FGBHI is the Managing Director and Principal of Nice Computing in Lausanne, Switzerland and has been an active leader in the European health informatics field for over 30 years, serving as his country’s representative to IMIA-Nursing for over a decade and has held numerous Board level positions in IMIA-Nursing as well.