The NI PyramidPatricia Schwirian proposed a model for research in nursing informatics. The model was formed in a pyramid composed of the desired goal at the top and users, nursing info and technology at the base.
Snippet from "The NI Pyramid—A Model for Research in Nursing Informatics"Patricia Schwirian's Bio
Scope and Standards of Nursing Informatics PracticeNursing Informatics is recognized as a specialty by the ANA
IOM-To Err is HumanTo Err is Human Report First report describing incidences of medical errors
Technology Informatics Guiding Educational Reform (TIGER)A 2-day educational summit was held to push nurses to adopt nursing informatics compentencies
Evidence and Informatics Transforming Nursing: 3-Year Action Steps toward a 10-Year Vision
Informatics: The Tiger Project
National League for NursingNLN published a position statement on recommendations for transitioning nurses into a technological environment
Position Statement to PREPARING THE NEXT GENERATION OF NURSES
Scope and Standards of Nursing Informatics Practice REVISION3rd Scope and Standards Revision in 2008 that gave definition to Nursing Informatics
"Nursing informatics(NI) is a specialty that integrates nursing science, computerscience, and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom in nursing practice"
Draft of Scope and Standards