History of Nursing Informatics Pioneers Quiz

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What technology provided voice cost-effective communication for healthcare organizations?

VoIP

How did smaller mobile devices with wireless or Internet access impact nurses in hospitals?

Increased access to information

What specialty area for nursing has been recognized since the late 1990s?

Telehealth applications

What technology allowed databases for EHRs to be hosted remotely on the Internet, reducing costs?

Wireless devices

What was the underlining focus in newer HIT systems according to the text?

The NMDS

Which technology allowed remote monitoring of multiple critical care units from a single site?

Wireless devices

What term evolved from the French word 'informatics' and is concerned with the processing of nursing information?

Nursing informatics

In what decade was the computer introduced into healthcare facilities for basic administrative tasks?

1960s

What term refers to technology that captures, processes, and generates healthcare information?

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)

Which of the following is considered an essential tool in HIT systems and in the delivery of contemporary healthcare?

Computer

What field is concerned with the processing of information such as nursing information?

Information systems

What is an all-encompassing term that captures, processes, and generates healthcare information?

Healthcare Information Technology (HIT)

What was the criteria used to define pioneers in Nursing Informatics according to the text?

Those who opened up a new area in NI and made a sustained contribution

Where were the historical materials from the identified pioneers archived?

National Library of Medicine (NLM)

How many pioneers and contributors were initially included in the list developed by the AMIA-NIWG History Committee?

145

Where can the cataloged document descriptions of pioneers be searched online?

In addition to archiving historical materials, what was done with a convenience sample of pioneers from the original list?

They were interviewed and their stories were videotaped

What will eventually happen to each archived document of the pioneers?

They will be indexed and available online in the NI History Collection

What entity was responsible for determining whether a nursing terminology met the criteria established?

American Nursing Association (ANA)

Which organization selected six of the ANA 'recognized' nursing languages for inclusion in the Nati­onal Library of Medicine’s Metathesaurus of the Unified Medical Language System (UMLS)?

American Nursing Association (ANA)

What organization became the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) in 2002?

Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine—Clinical Terms (SNOMED-CT)

How many nursing terminologies did the ANA 'recognize' according to the text?

12

What was the purpose of developing nursing data sets, classifications, or terminologies according to the text?

For computer processing

Where is the headquarters of the International Health Terminology Standards Development Organization (IHTSDO) located?

Europe

Who sponsored the First Invitational Conference on Management Information Systems (MISs) for Public and Community Health Agencies in 1973?

National League for Nursing (NLN)

Which organization coordinated the State-of-the-Art Conference on Management for Public and Community Health Agencies in 1976?

Division of Nursing, Public Health Service (DN/PHS)

Who was the coordinator for the Five Workshops in the USA on MISs for Public and Community Health Agencies between 1974-1975?

Goldie Levenson (NLN)

Where did the State-of-the-Art Conference on Nursing Information Systems take place in 1977?

Chicago, IL

Which organization was involved in the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information Management and Systems (CPHIMS) certification?

Healthcare Information and Management and Systems Society (HIMSS)

Who was the chair for the First Research: State-of-the-Art Conference on Nursing Information Systems in 1977?

No chair mentioned

Test your knowledge on the rich stories of pioneers in Nursing Informatics captured through a project by the American Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Working Group (AMIA-NIWG). Explore the contributions of individuals who 'opened up' new areas in Nursing Informatics.

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