Patricia P. Sengstack, DNP, RN-BC, CPHIMS
Patricia Sengstack is the Chief Nursing Informatics Oﬃcer for the Bon Secours Health System based in Marriottsville, MD, and is the former Deputy CIO and Chief of Clinical Informatics at the National Institutes of Health, Clinical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. Prior to holding these positions, she worked for Computer Sciences Corporation and was on the leadership team that implemented the Clinical Research Information System at the NIH Clinical Center.
Sengstack received her BSN from the University of Maryland and went on to receive her master's degree in Healthcare Administration and a post-master's degree in Nursing Informatics, also from the University of Maryland. She now serves on the curriculum advisory Board for the University of Maryland's Nursing Informatics program. She received her doctor of nursing practice degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, and now serves on that faculty and instructs informatics students at both the master's and doctoral levels. In May 2014, she received the Dean's Award for Recognition of Faculty Achievement in Informatics from the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing. She is now the President of the American Nursing Informatics Association and has served on its board of directors since 2012. Her nursing background includes working as an ICU Nurse and a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. She has multiple publications, most recently in the Journal of Healthcare Information Management on the configuration of safe CPOE systems. She has presented at the national level in multiple venues, including the 2014 HIMSS and AONE annual conferences. She is board certified in Nursing Informatics and has been certified as a professional in health information management (CPHIMS) since 2008. Her focus over the last several years has been health IT's impact on patient safety as well as building a program to improve the evaluation process of healthcare IT systems.
Charles M. Boicey, MS, RN-BC, PMP, CLNC, CPHIMS
Charles Boicey is the Enterprise Analytics Architect for Stony Brook Medicine. In his role, he is developing the analytics infrastructure to serve the clinical, operational, quality, and research needs of the organization. Prior leadership roles include: Informatics Solution Architect, University of California, Irvine; Chief Informatics Oﬃcer, Riverside County Regional Medical Center; Senior Project Manager, City of Hope; Nurse Manager, Nursing Information Systems, LAC + USC Medical Center; and Nurse Manager, Trauma/Surgical Intensive Care Unit, LAC + USC Medical Center.
Boicey received his diploma in Nursing from the Los Angeles County General Hospital School of Nursing, his BS in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and his master's degree in Technology Management from Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey. He is the vice president of the American Nursing Informatics Association and has served on its board of directors since 2010. He is a member of the HIMSS National Innovation Committee, a former member of the HIMSS National Nursing Informatics Committee, and the former Chair of the HIMSS SoCal Chapter Clinical Informatics Committee. He has given more than 50 national/regional presentations and webinars to such professional organizations as HIMSS, AORN, ANIA, and AMIA. He is board certified as an Informatics Nurse and holds certifications as a Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Legal Nurse Consultant (CLNC), and Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CPHIMS).
His work for the past 4 years has centered on bringing the Big Data technologies that power Yahoo!, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to healthcare. He was a founding member of the team that developed the Health and Human Services award-winning application "MappyHealth" and he developed "Saritor," which is a novel Big Data healthcare data platform for advanced healthcare analytics.