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NOVEMBER 2002

November 9-13, 2002, Bio+Medical Informatics: One Discipline, American Medical Informatics Association 2002 Symposium, San Antonio, TX. Sponsored by AMIA, 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail.amia.org; Web: http://www.amia.org/meetings/annual/f1.html.

 

November 15-16, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), White Plains, NY. Sponsored by Pace University; address info not available. FMI Judy Vallarelli at jvallarelli@pace.edu or 914-773-3358; Web: http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/~snewbold/wini.htm.

 

DECEMBER 2002

December 2-4, 2002, Healthcare Information Security-HIPAA and Beyond, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by Medical Records Institute, PO Box 600770, 567 Walnut St, Newton, MA 02460; FMI telephone 617-964-3923; fax: 617-964-3926; e-mail: cust_service@ medrecinst.com; Web: http://www.medrecinst.com/conferences/.

 

December 4-7, 2002, MEDNET 2002, Qualit-e-Health: 7th Annual World Conference on the Internet in Medicine, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sponsored by the Society for the Internet in Medicine, http://www.internet-in-medicine. org/, Schering, and obgyn.net, in collaboration with LatinMednet 2002, Buenos Aires, Argentina. FMI visit http://www.mednet2002.org/default.asp.

 

December 7, 2002, Quality Healthcare Information on the Net, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Sponsored by the Internet Healthcare Coalition as part of MEDNET 2002. FMI visit http://www.ihealthcoalition.org/content/events.html.

 

December 6-8, 2002, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by The American Nursing Informatics Association and the Philippine Nurses Association of Arizona, Inc. FMI contact Angela Weathersby at aweathersby @sach.org; Web: http://www.ania.org/education/WINI/default.htm.

 

JANUARY 2003

January 16-18, 2003, ASAP Technology Conference, Amelia Island, FL. Sponsored by the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy, 492 Norristown Rd, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: ASAP 610-825-7783; Web: http://www.asapnet.org.

 

January 22-25, 2003, Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 11, Newport Beach, CA. Sponsored by the University of California, Irvine College of Medicine, and Aligned Management Associates, Inc., 1835 South Centre City Pkwy, PMB 513, Escondido, CA 92025; telephone: 760-839-1200; e-mail: mmvr@nextmed.com; Web: http://www.nextmed.com/mmvr_virtual_reality.html.

 

FEBRUARY 2003

February 9-13, 2003, HIMSS 2003 Annual Conference & Exhibition, San Diego, CA. Sponsored by Healthcare Information Management and Systems Society, 230 East Ohio St, Suite 500, Chicago, IL 60611-3269. FMI contact HIMSS, telephone: 312-915-9273; e-mail: annualconference@himss.org; Web: http://conference.himss.org/asp/registration.asp.

 

February 13-15, 2003, Seventeenth Annual Conference of the Southern Nursing Research Society, Orlando, FL. Sponsored by SNRS National Office, University of Alabama College of Continuing Studies, Box 870388, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0388. FMI telephone: 877-314-SNRS (7677); Web: http://www.snrs.org.

 

February 16-19, 2003, Stop Surfing-Start Teaching 2003 National Conference, Las Vegas, NV. Sponsored by University of South Carolina Continuing Education, 937 Assembly St, Suite 108, Columbia, SC 29208. FMI telephone: 803-777-9444; e-mail: confs@gwm.sc.edu; Web: http://www.rcce.sc.edu/ssst.

 

MARCH 2003

March 14-16, 2003, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Tampa, FL. Sponsored by University of South Florida Health Sciences Center, 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 47, Tampa, FL 33612-4799. FMI contact Dr Patricia Gorzka at pgorzka@hsc.usf.edu or Susan K Newbold at Web: http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/~snewbold/wini.htm.

 

March 20-22, 2003, Making Nursing Visible: 4th European ACENDIO Conference, Paris, France. Sponsored by Acendio, the Association for Common European Nursing Diagnoses, Interventions, and Outcomes, 20 Cavendish Sq, W1M0AB, London, UK. FMI contact the conference organizer, Oud Consultancy c/o Synopsis, PO Box 93, 2000 AB Haarlem, the Netherlands; telephone: +31-23-551-8631; e-mail: oudinco@netscape.net; Web: http://www.acendio.net.

 

APRIL 2003

April 4-7, 2003, 27th Annual Research Conference of the Midwest Nursing Research Society, Grand Rapids, MI. Sponsored by MNRS, 10200 West 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033. FMI telephone: 720-898-4831; e-mail: mnrs@resourcecenter.com; Web: http://www.mnrs.org.

 

MAY 2003

May 4-7, 2003, The New Navigators: From Professionals to Patients, Medical Informatics Europe 2003 Congress, St. Malo, France. Sponsored by European Federation for Medical Informatics, Web: http://www.efmi.org; Association d'Informatique Medicale, Web: http://www.hbroussaid.fr/Broussais/InforMed/AIM.html; and International Medical Informatics Association, Web: http://www.imia.org. FMI and to view conference materials, visit http://www.med.univ-rennes1.fr/mie2003/mie2003_eng.html; travel arrangements, contact Conference Tours Ltd., Palais des Congres, 1, Quai Duguay Trouin, 35400 St. Malo, France; telephone: (33) (0)2 99 20 60 20, fax: (33) (0)2 99 20 60 30; Web: http://www.pgl-congres.com.

 

May 16-28, 2003, Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI), Chicago, IL. Sponsored by Midwest Alliance in Nursing Informatics (MANI), PO Box 48 Mount Prospect, IL 60056-0048. FMI contact Angela Lewis at rninformatics@email.msn.com or Susan K Newbold at snewbold@umaryland.edu; Web: http://www.nursing.umaryland.edu/~snewbold/wini.

 

May 28-30, 2003, Bridging the Digital Divide: Informatics and Vulnerable Populations, AMIA 2003 Spring Congress, Philadelphia, PA. Sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association, 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail.amia.org; Web: http://www.amia.org/meetings./annual/f1.html.

 

JUNE 2003

July 14, 2003, International Mobile Informatics Conference in Healthcare (IMICH 2003), Halifax, Nova Scotia. Sponsored by PDACortex, the Journal of Mobile Informatics, online at http://www.pdacortex.com; PDA Verticals Corporation, 11415 NE 128th St Suite B, Kirkland, WA 98034. FMI contact Ken McGowan at ken@pdacortex.com.

 

June 20-25, 2003, 8th International Congress on Nursing Informatics: e-health for All, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, SA. Sponsored by NI 2003, Rua Napoleao de Barros, 754 Sao Paulo-SP 04024-002. FMI or to preregister, visit the Web site at http://www.ni2003.com; e-mail: heimar@ni2003.com; or telephone (55 11) 96290217.

 

JULY 2003

July 16-19, 2003, Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics, Baltimore, MD. Sponsored by the University of Maryland School of Nursing, 655 West Lombard St, Suite 375, Baltimore, MD 21201. FMI telephone: 410-706-3767; e-mail: ce@son.umaryland.edu; Web: http://nursing.umaryland.edu/informatics/.

 

SEPTEMBER 2003

September 7-9, 2003, On Par With Quality-National Association of Healthcare Quality 28th Annual Educational Conference, Phoenix, AZ. Sponsored by NAHQ, 4700 W. Lake Ave, Glenview, IL 60025. FMI telephone: 800-966-9392; e-mail: info@nahq.org; Web: http://www.nahq.org/conference.

 

September 18-20, 2003, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy, Washington, DC. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Rd, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: 610-825-7783; Web: http://www.asapnet.org.

 

OCTOBER 2003

October 8-11, 2003, Fashioning the Future: Enhancing Care Through Nursing Health Services Research-National Nursing Administration Research Conference, Chapel Hill, NC. Sponsored by the University of North Carolina School of Nursing Continuing Education Program, CB 7460, Carrington Hall, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460. FMI telephone: 919-966-3638; e-mail: asknarc@unc.edu; Web: http://nursing.unc.edu/lifelong/narc.

 

October 18-23, 2003, AHIMA 75th Anniversary National Convention and Exhibit, Minneapolis, MN. Sponsored by American Health Information Management Association, 233 N. Michigan Ave, Suite 2150, Chicago, IL 60601-5800. FMI contact AHIMA, telephone: 312-233-1100; e-mail: meetings@ ahmia.org; Web: http://www.ahima.org/convention/2003call.html.

 

NOVEMBER 2003

November 8-12, 2003, American Medical Informatics Association 2003 Symposium, Washington, DC. Sponsored by AMIA, 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail.amia.org; Web: http://www.amia.org/meetings/annual/f1.html.

 

JANUARY 2004

January 22-24, 2004, American Society for Automation in Pharmacy Technology Conference, St. Pete Beach, FL. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Rd, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: 610-825-7783; Web: http://www.asapnet.org.

 

SEPTEMBER 2004

September 7-11, 2004, MedInfo 2004: Triennial Meeting of the International Medical Informatics Association, San Francisco, CA. Sponsored by the American Medical Informatics Association, 4915 St. Elmo Ave, Suite 401, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: 301-657-1291; e-mail: mail@mail.amia.org; Web: http://www.amia.org/meetings/annual/f1.html. FMI or to join the conference mailing list, visit the Web site: http://www.medinfo2004.org.

 

September 30-October 2, 2004, Annual Meeting of the American Society for Automation in Pharmacy, Carefree, AZ. Sponsored by ASAP, 492 Norristown Rd, Suite 160, Blue Bell, PA 19422. FMI telephone: 610-825-7783; Web: http://www.asapnet.org.

 

CONTRIBUTORS TO THIS ISSUE...

William Scott Erdley, DNS, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing, University at Buffalo, SUNY, is affiliated with the Patient Simulation Center, Nurse Anesthesia and Acute Care Nurse Practitioner programs. His interests include nursing information, information seeking, and use of high-fidelity simulation in education and healthcare informatics.

 

Michelle Godin, EdD, RN, CNAC, Director of Patient Care Services, Management & Data Analysis, St. Mary's Hospital, Waterbury, CT.

 

William Perry, MA, RN, Clinical Information Specialist at Kettering Medical Center, Kettering, Ohio.

 

Marilyn Smith Stoner, PhD, RN, Distance Education Liaison in the statewide distance RN-BSN program. In this role, Dr Stoner reviews, develops, and uses a variety of technology for use in nursing education.

 

Kathleen E. Williams, MSN, RN, BC, Senior Clinical Associate for ISH-Implementation Specialists for Healthcare, Inc, West Orange, NJ (http://www.ishinc.com). In this capacity, Ms Williams is a senior member of the ISH Discovery Team, leveraging her knowledge of best practices and nursing informatics to bring about business process improvements for her patients.