Nursing Informatics: A Vital Bridge Across Clinical Leadership, Organizational Structure, and Strategy

October 25, 5:30pm, PDT - 7:30pm, PDT

Portland Brewing Company - Highland Room 
2730 NW 31st Avenue
Portland, OR 97210


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The Oregon Chapter of HIMSS NI Forum Presents Nursing Informatics:
A Vital Bridge Across Clinical Leadership, Organizational Structure, and Strategy

Experience a "Day in the Life" of a Nursing Informaticist as our panelist from Kaiser Permanente, Providence, Oregon Health and Science University, and Mid-Columbia Medical Center shares how their work advances clinical and business strategies, and the lessons they've learned in their roles. The panel will discuss how they can and have lead the way in:

  • Optimizing EHR systems, workflow, and adoption
  • Applying data and analytics to improve care for patients and populations
  • Creating a learning culture that supports front line staff and management in embracing changing practices, roles, and organizational structures


Cheri Warren, MSHI, RN, RN-BC, Manager, Nursing Informatics, OHSU

Toia Norris, BSN, RN, Nurse Informatics Specialist, Nursing Informatics, OHSU

Nancy Yates, MS, RN, RN-BC, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer, Providence Health and Services

Tennille Gifford, RN, MSN, PHN, Director of Clinical Informatics, Portland St. Vincent Medical Center and Oregon Seaside Hospital

Jessica Alexander, RN, MSN, Director, Clinical Informatics Kaiser Permanente

Meredith Farrell, MSN, RN, RN-BC, Nurse Informaticist, Clinical Informatics, Kaiser Northwest Hospitals

To learn more about the speakers click on panel. During the event and registration you will have the opportunity to submit questions for the panel.  


5:30 - 6:00 p.m. - Check-in, networking, beverages, and appetizers
6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - Panel presentations and audience Q&A

Cost:  $15 for HIMSS Members, $20 Non-Members, and $15 Students with valid ID. Registration fee includes a complimentar drink ticket and appetizers.

This event has been approved for up to 1.5 hours in continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS) and Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS)

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support.  Sponsorship opportunities are available.  Please contact Rex Eads at or click here for additional sponsorship information.