Mission Statement: CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing serves to advance the science of nursing informatics through peer-reviewed, evidence-based, original research and information from clinical and educational settings, to promote the specialty by disseminating information about relevant professional nursing informatics activities, and to provide a resource for all involved in the implementation and management of health information technology within the nursing and healthcare practice.

About the Journal: For over 30 years, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing has been at the interface of the science of information and the art of nursing, publishing articles on the latest developments in nursing informatics, research, education and administrative of health information technology. CIN connects you with colleagues as they share knowledge on implementation of electronic health records systems, design decision-support systems, incorporate evidence-based healthcare in practice, explore point-of-care computing in practice and education, and conceptually integrate nursing languages and standard data sets. Continuing education contact hours are available in every issue.

History of CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN began in 1983 as a newsletter called Computers in Nursing. Founding editor, Gary D. Hales guided the journal from this modest beginning to the journal it is today. In January 1995, Leslie H. Nicoll was appointed Editor-in-Chief and remains the driving force of the journal today. The journal was officially renamed CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing in 2002.

Due to high demand, beginning in 2011, CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing transitioned from a bi-monthly publication to a monthly journal published online with an alternate print component.