Initiatives for the drive for informatics in the U.S.

Timeline created by Goldie
  • National Center for Nursing Research

    National Center for Nursing Research
    National Center for nursing reserach released the report, Nursing Informatics: Enhancing Patient Care, which set six program goals for nursing informatics research.
  • To Err is Human

    To Err is Human publishes book, To Err is Human, which identifies reporting systems as a solution to minimize medical errors in hospitals.
  • IOM Report

    IOM Report
    Institute of Medicine publishes Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality, which includes informatics as a core competency required of all health care professionals.
  • EHR by 2014

    EHR by 2014
    In 2004 Bush called for adoption of electronic health records (EHR) for most Americans by 2014.

    TIGER Informatics Guiding Educational Reform (TIGER) originated with an objective to make nursing informatics competencies part of every nurse's skill set.
  • QSEN

    The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses adresses IOM competencies by defining informatics as a nursing competency for new graduates.
  • AACN Baccalaureate Essentials

    AACN Baccalaureate Essentials
    The American Association for Colleges of Nursing (AACN) states that graduates must have competencies in technical skills which includes the use of clinical information systems, standardized terminologies and other areas of patient data management.