SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University
Department of Nursing Services
Patient Care Services - Nursing Informatics Council
Nursing informatics is a field of nursing that incorporates nursing, computer, cognitive and information sciences to maintain and develop clinical data and systems to support the practice of nursing, and to improve patient care outcomes.
Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition, ANA 2015
About the Council
The purpose of the Nursing Informatics Council is to improve patient care outcomes
and the clinical work environment while promoting a culture of safety through the
use of innovative evidenced-based technology. Upcoming projects focus on positioning
SUNY DMC to provide quality patient-centered care and to respond to Federal and State
regulatory requirements to promote interoperability.
Nursing Informatics Council Governance Structure
Nursing Clinical Applications Road Map