Create a platform where nurses with a passion for healthcare informatics share ideas, best practices and key challenges.

The Nursing Informatics Chapter was reconvened on 1st July 2014 when the chapter held its 1st meeting. The chapter was officially launched on 16th Sept 2014 by Ms Tan Soh Chin (Advisor), Ms Ng Gaik Nai (Chairperson), A/Prof Lim Swee Hia (President of SNA) and NIC members during the Healthcare Informatics and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Asia Pacific 2014 conference at Marina Bay Sands, Singapore.


  • Create a platform where nurses with a passion for healthcare informatics share ideas, best practices and key challenges.
  • Organise or participate in nursing IT conferences e.g. HIMSS Asia Pacific and invite speakers from non-healthcare industries for learning.
  • Organise and conduct courses for nurses.
  • Submit publications locally or internationally.
  • Identify the levels of informatics competencies so as to accomplish their roles as Informatics Nurses.
  • Utilise data analytics to generate data to improve patient outcomes.
  • Provide resource to those seeking advice or opinions on matters related to technology used in healthcare.


  • Open to those who are in nursing informatics department and those who are interested to learn more about health informatics.
  • Must be SNA members.


Advancing and leading in the forefront of health informatics to provide excellent, innovative and cost effective care.

Terms of Reference

  • Provide a learning platform for professional sharing and support on the use of different IT applications, challenges and issues faced.
  • Foster higher education and skills needed in order to be successful in both practice and education environments that use health IT in the delivery of safe care.
  • Promote continuing education and greater awareness of health informatics in the healthcare delivery system and possible career development opportunities.


The meetings are organised alongside activities such as site visits to understand the various systems employed by the various healthcare institutions e.g. KK Hospital’s Inpatient Pharmacy Automation System, Tan Tock Seng Hospital’s eWound Clinical Decision Support System and Clementi Polyclinic’s Telecare Home-Monitoring Programme etc.

Office Bearers

Chairperson                               Ms Ng Gaik Nai

Co-Chairperson                         Ms Lau Meng Tuan

Secretary                                    Ms Gormit Kaur

Asst. Secretary                            Ms Janet Maria Sengalrayan

Treasurer                                     Ms Esther Goh Cheng Pheng

Education Officer                         Dr Wan-Koo May Yeok

Asst. Education Officer                 Ms Shiji D/O Kuttan

Asst. Education Officer                 Mr Yuan Peng

Asst. Education Officer                 Mr An Xing Hui

Scientific Officer                           Dr Betty Khong Peck Hui

Asst. Scientific Officer                   Mr Qi Zhegang

Asst. Scientific Officer                   Ms Zubaidah Bte Hassan

Event Management Officer           Ms Tan Hui Ting

Asst. Event Management Officer   Mr Goh Choon Hua


Ms Clary Bell Fernandez

Ms Chia Soon Noi

Ms Jenny Ng Siew Fong

Ms Chen Li

Ms Yeo Loo See

Ms Mariaman D/O Sukumaran

Mr Derek Foo Piow Hooi

Ms Ou Lee Hua

Mr Jeremy Boey Chung Hoe

NIC Logo & Badge

  • The binary code tunnel signifies the rapid and continuous flow of information technology and the futuristic undertones of NIC’s pursuits.
  • The person on the hand symbolises the support that NI offers to consumers, patients, nurses, and other providers in their decision making in all roles and settings.
  • The heart shape represents the caring spirit of nurses.
  • The hand implies the support provided by the SNA in NIC’s endeavours.
  • The various technological components are commonly affiliated with cutting edge technology, embodying our enduring quest for innovation.
  • The integration of all these elements in this logo signifies the integration of Nursing Science, Information Science and Computer Science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge, and wisdom into nursing practice.

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