Editor-in-Chief: Leslie H. Nicoll, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
ISSN: 1538-2931
Online ISSN: 1538-9774
Frequency: 12 issues/year online-only; 6 Topical Collections/year in print
Ranking: Nursing 58/103
Medical Informatics 21/23
Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications 72/99
Impact Factor: 0.812
From the Editor

Search for Department Editor, CIN Plus and ANI Connection

After a decade of service, Dr. Linda Thede, Departmental Editor for CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing is stepping down. Thus a search is underway for a Dr. Thede’s replacement.

The selected Editor will have primary responsibility for coordinating the CIN Plus and ANI Connections departments of CIN: Computers, Informatics, Nursing. The Editor will also be actively engaged in promoting CIN through social media channels, including Facebook and Twitter.

This is an ideal opportunity for a nurse with an emerging interest in publishing and the editor role to have responsibility for journal and manuscript development while at the same time being mentored by an experienced Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Leslie Nicoll.

Applicants should note that this position requires a weekly commitment of time. Applicants can be located in any setting; the work is done remotely. Financial remuneration includes a monthly honorarium and payment of the registration fee to attend the annual meeting of INANE. 
Ideally, the selected candidate will begin work on April 1, 2015.

Activities related to this position include:
-Soliciting manuscripts for both departments, typically two per issue (one for CIN Plus and one for ANI Connection).
-Working with authors to revise and refine their manuscripts so that they are suitable for publication.
-Providing on-time publication ready manuscripts to the editorial office according to established deadlines.
-Participating in monthly conference calls with leadership of the Alliance for Nursing Informatics to discuss manuscript flow and the publication plan for ANI Connections.
-Attending relevant conferences, schedule permitting, such as the annual meetings for HIMSS, AMIA, ANIA, and the International Academy of Nursing Editors (INANE).
-Engaging audiences via social media.
-Other duties as assigned by the Editor-in-Chief.

-At least five years progressive experience in nursing.
-A registered nurse with a master’s degree in nursing is required, but a doctoral degree and certification in informatics is preferred.
-An established network of colleagues in informatics, nursing, and (to a lesser extent) publishing.
-Experience in the publication process, either as an author, peer reviewer, or similar position.
-Knowledge and ability to use technology effectively to streamline workflow.
-Ability to work effectively as a team member as well as individually.

There is an online application process which can be accessed by clicking here.
Applications will be accepted until February 28, 2015.
Questions should be directed to the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Leslie Nicoll at Leslie@medesk.com.

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Upcoming Conferences

HIMSS Annual Conference - 2015
Apr. 12 - Apr. 16, 2015
McCormick Place
Chicago, IL

International Conference on Research Methods for Standardized Terminologies
(Omaha System Partnership Pre-Conference)
April 15, 2015
University of Minnesota
West St. Paul, MN

Omaha System International Conference - 2015*
Apr. 16 - Apr. 18, 2015
Eagan Community
Eagan, MN

ANIA Annual Conference  - 2015
Apr. 23 - Apr. 25, 2015
Loews Hotel
Philadelphia, PA

Innovations in Healthcare Executive Forum - 2015
Apr. 28 - Apr. 29, 2015
The Peabody Hotel
Memphis, TN

National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition (NTI)
May 17-21, 2015
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, CA

Summer Institute in Nursing Informatics (SINI) - 2015
Jul. 22 - Jul. 24, 2015
University of Maryland School of Nursing
Baltimore, MD

AMIA Annual Conference - 2015
Nov. 14 - Nov. 18, 2015
Hilton San Francisco Union Square
San Francisco, CA
*The Omaha System International Conference is held every 2 years and is intended for individuals who use or intend to use the Omaha System in health practice, education, research, or inclusion in IT documentation system.
Guidelines for submission of poster abstracts and details regarding workshop registration can be found at www.omahasystem.org/conferences.html  
Poster abstracts are due 1/31/15 with notification sent by 2/28/15. 
Email abstracts to lchoromanski@gillettechildrens.com

PLEASE NOTE: There will be system maintenance on Saturday, February 28, 2015 [11pm to 9am EST; 10PM to 8am CST; 8pm to 6am PST]. During this time this journal site will be unavailable as well as certain iPad features . Thank you for your patience during this time.



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