For many executives the process of selecting standards can feel like being set up for a card trick; uncertain how to analyze the options laid out in front of them and questioning if they are really being given free choice that will impact the end result. This is not a new problem. One that goes … Continue reading Pick A Standard, Any Standard…
COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Ann (Margie) Kennedy, RN, PhD, CPHIMS-CA, as the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Nursing Informatics (NI) Special Interest Group (SIG) Representative for Canada, on behalf of COACH. Margie is Associate Managing Partner, Atlantic Branch, and Senior Consultant, Business Analysis & Clinical SME, … Continue reading Gevity’s Margie Kennedy Named COACH IMIA Nursing Informatics Rep
“You should know that I plan to retire in two to three years.” This was one of the early conversations I had with Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Don Newsham when I started with COACH in September 2009. We call that Don math in the office! In early January this year, he formally announced that he … Continue reading “Mr. COACH” Steps Down – Don Newsham: Shepherding COACH to Next Level as Inaugural CEO
Australians are benefitting from a new health information privacy and security guide that HISA, the country’s health informatics organization, recently published based on the COACH: Canada’s Health Informatics Association Guidelines for the Protection of Health Information, an important resource in Canadian healthcare since 1989. The new Australian Guidelines for the Protection of Health Information: Protecting … Continue reading New Australian Guidelines Based on Established COACH Resource
The COACH Health Informatics PRIMER for Clinicians (thePrimer) is intended for new clinicians as well as those newly arrived to the world of health informatics (HI) through COACH. Published by the CCF: COACH Clinician Forum, thePrimer was written by clinicians for clinicians. If you are a healthcare provider considering a career in HI, this is … Continue reading New Health Informatics Primer Developed by Clinicians for Clinicians!