SC HIMSS Webinar Series – July 2015

Nursing Informatics Unlocked

Thursday, July 16 at 11 a.m.

Presented by Sherri Hess, MS-IS, BSN, RN FHIMSS

In this presentation, Sherri will review the necessary roles in building a strong informatics team. Her presentation will include a justification summary, where it has worked, challenges and successes. Her strong informatics background in a large academic medical center and community health systems make her uniquely qualified to provide strategies for staffing and developing a winning informatics team. Objectives:

  • Define the need for a Nursing Informatics team and review the opportunity at your organization
  • Create a plan to develop a Nursing Informatics team within your organization
  • Walk away with an understanding of challenges of building a team of Nurse Informaticists
  • Define pre and post informatics at Denver Health to include Lean process and outcomes

Our Presenter

Sherri Hess  

Sherri Hess MS-IS, BSN, RN, FHIMSS Associate Chief  Informatics Officer – Nursing.

Sherri provides strategic and operational nursing leadership in the development, deployment, re-engineering and integration of the electronic health record (EHR) and other technology to support clinicians leading to improving patient safety, quality, and outcomes.  She is relentless on ensuring the patient is at the center of the strategy of our technology. She has a reputation of high energy and she role models change management, evidence base practice and Lean methodologies in all projects. She has developed two Nursing Informatics departments, one at a community hospital and the current one at Denver Health.

Sherri serves on the Colorado HIMSS Board. Her current position is President of CHIMSS. She teaches at the University of Denver as an Adjunct Professor. She has 15 years’ experience in Healthcare IT and 25 years as a Registered Nurse.


SC HIMSS Webinar Series: Nursing Informatics Unlocked

Thursday, July 16, 2015

11:00 am  |  Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)  |  1 hr

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