"A fantastic book! This is a timely and needed healthcare informatics book that can help both practicing informaticians and students. It includes essential knowledge needed in the current healthcare environment and helpful tools that can be used for diverse health IT projects. I am very grateful for the authors' generous sharing of their expertise with others."
-Eun-Shim Nahm, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Program Director
University of Maryland School of Nursing
"The experience and diversity of the authors bring together a rich compendium of forward-thinking and practical advice that covers most aspects of the informatics lifecycle. I highly recommend this valuable resource for today's informaticians—from novice to experienced."
-Deborah Ariosto, PhD, RN
Director, Patient Care Informatics & CNIO
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
"Mastering Informatics provides a critical resource for those working to improve health and healthcare through the practice of informatics. The authors articulate a clear, well organized, pragmatic approach to the multiple challenges in this field. The chapters present the basics and then move beyond to offer application of principles, lessons learned by informatics experts, helpful tips, and a vision for future directions. This book offers outstanding support to facilitate and enhance the mastery of informatics practice."
-Carol A. Romano, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Rear Admiral (Ret), U.S. Public Health Service
Professor and Associate Dean, Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, Maryland
Former Senior Consultant for Clinical Research Informatics, National Institutes of Health
"Sengstack and Boicey have provided the necessary elements for mastering informatics for professionals engaged in the design and delivery of systems to support the changing model of care. This book presents emerging trends facing the delivery system and how informatics and informatics professionals can respond to the demands for consumer quality outcomes and experience of care."
-Andrea Mazzoccoli, PhD, RN, FAAN
Chief Nursing Oﬃcer, Bon Secours Health System
Center for Clinical Excellence and Innovation
"Sengstack and Boicey have compiled a very comprehensive resource for both practicing informaticists and those interested in nursing informatics. This is an excellent resource in all areas of nursing informatics."
-Mary Beth Mitchell, MSN, RN, BC, CPHIMS
CNIO, Texas Health Resources
"This is sure to become the 'go to' book for implementers of all types of health IT. The pragmatic lessons and practical examples will assist both those new to health informatics and those experienced who are looking for new ideas. This introspective text will help implementers understand informatics and how to use health IT to advance the vision of better health, better care, and lower costs."
-Judy Murphy, RN, FACMI, FHIMSS, FAAN
Chief Nursing Oﬃcer, IBM Healthcare