Editor-in-Chief: Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISSN: 1538-2931
Online ISSN: 1538-9774
Frequency: 12 online-only issues/year, plus 4 print-only Highlights issues/year
Impact Factor: 0.868
National Health IT Week 2016

National Health IT Week: Expanding the Value of Health IT
September 26-30, 2016

National Health IT Week is a collaborative forum and virtual awareness week that assembles key healthcare constituents dedicated to working together to elevate the necessity of advancing health through the best use of information technology.

For more information, head to http://www.healthitweek.org and check back here for unlocked content, discounts, and more!

Be sure to follow CIN on Facebook and Twitter and join the NHIT Week conversations by using the Hashtags #NHITWeek and #IHEARTHIT

CIN presents: Health IT Twitter Chat
Join us on Twitter on Wednesday 9/28 at 1pm EST/12pm CST for a special HIT Twitter Chat with Heather Carter-Templeton via #CIN_HITChat

Call for Papers Announcement

Now Accepting Submissions for CIN Plus!

CIN features innovations, emerging technologies, and professional perspectives related to technology in nursing practice, education and research. Interprofessional topics and non-nurse authors are welcome. Tutorials are permitted. CIN Plus articles are shorter in length than regular CIN submissions (2500-3000 words or 10-12 pages double spaced). Instead of an abstract and keywords, CIN Plus articles include three key points that summarize the information conveyed by the article. CIN Plus is an online only feature, published monthly, and can accept charts and images in color. Supplemental material may be published online at no cost to the author.

• Publishing format: included in the journal of record, indexed in pubmed, available through ovid, published online  
• Peer-reviewed
• Word count: 2500-3000
• Structured abstract: none (in lieu of abstract, please include 3-5 bulleted key points)
• Tables: up to 2
• Figures: up to 5, color acceptable
• References: Should be included as appropriate
• Supplemental content: Supplemental material including images, slides, and video can be published online at no cost to authors

Manuscripts should be submitted through CIN’s online editorial manager system, the submission link and general author instructions are found here. Make certain to indicate in the cover letter that the submission is intended for CIN Plus.

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  • Free Access
  • Purchase Access
  • Partial Access

Current Issue Highlights

Upcoming Conferences

AMIA Annual Conference - 2016
November 12 - 16, 2016
Hilton Chicago
Chicago, IL



HIMSS 2017
February 19 - February 23, 2016
Orange County Convention Center
Orlando, Florida

ANIA Annual Conference - 2017
March 30 - April 1, 2017
Hilton New Orleans Riverside
New Orleans, LA

Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference
June 2017
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics - SINI 2017
July 2017
University of Maryland, School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD

AMIA 2017
November 4 - 8, 2017
Washington Hilton



NI 2018 - 14th International Congress in Nursing Informatics
September 2018
Cape Town, South Africa



Alliance for Nursing Informatics

Alliance for Nursing Informatics 

The Alliance for Nursing Informatics (ANI) represents a unified voice for nursing informatics.

As a collaboration of many organizations, the ANI provides the synergy and structure needed to advance the efforts of nursing informatics professionals in improving the delivery of patient care. Read the full vision and mission here.

Be sure to also check out the latest from the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group

All members of affiliated ANI Member Organizations receive a subscription discount to CIN! Contact your organization for more details.

ASHPE Award Winner

Congratulations CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing
2016 ASHPE Award Winner!

Bronze Award:
Best Original Research
Social Media: The Key to Health Information Access for 18- to 30- Year Old College Students
(Volume 33, Issue #4)


Continuing Education in Nursing Informatics

CE Connection
To access all CE opportunities as featured in CIN:Computers, Informatics, Nursing,
Click here.

Nursing Informatics Boot Camps
For Full Program details and upcoming events, Click here.

Weekend Immersion in Nursing Informatics (WINI)
For Full Program details and upcoming events, Click here.