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Nursing informatics research priorities for the future: Recommendations from an international survey
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2016 (English)In: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630, E-ISSN 1879-8365, Vol. 225, 222-226 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We present one part of the results of an international survey exploring current and future nursing informatics (NI) research trends. The study was conducted by the International Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (IMIA-NISIG) Student Working Group. Based on findings from this cross-sectional study, we identified future NI research priorities. We used snowball sampling technique to reach respondents from academia and practice. Data were collected between August and September 2015. Altogether, 373 responses from 44 countries were analyzed. The identified top ten NI trends were big data science, standardized terminologies (clinical evaluation/implementation), education and competencies, clinical decision support, mobile health, usability, patient safety, data exchange and interoperability, patient engagement, and clinical quality measures. Acknowledging these research priorities can enhance successful future development of NI to better support clinicians and promote health internationally. © 2016 IMIA and IOS Press.

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2016. Vol. 225, 222-226 p.
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clinical evaluation; cross-sectional study; decision support system; education; human; human experiment; human tissue; medical informatics; nomenclature; nursing informatics; patient safety; research priority; sampling; student
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Nursing Information Systems
URN: urn:nbn:se:bth-13229DOI: 10.3233/978-1-61499-658-3-222ScopusID: 2-s2.0-84978734605OAI: diva2:1010188

Conference of 13th International Conference on Nursing Informatics, NI 2016 ; Conference Date: 25 June 2016 Through 29 June 2016; Conference Code:122431

Available from: 2016-10-03 Created: 2016-10-03 Last updated: 2016-11-08Bibliographically approved

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