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.
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.