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September 9, 2013 Many journals now require that information about cited and reference articles have what are called "DOIs (digital object identifier) (see for information about DOIs) included. This started in about 2010, and has been a standard since April 2012. If you do not have the DOI, a free site for finding it is: (Chapter 6 under publication help)

August 28, 2013 How To Capture a Screen Shot with Mac OS X. (Chapter 7)

August 21, 2013 Explaining computer files, folders, and directories. This is a tutorial. An excellent video. It starts with the desktop, but then opens the Windows Explore program which is where you manage your files. To get to this program directly, click on the Start Button (the Windows icon in Windows 7), type "explore' and then select Windows Explore from the list. Then follow the tutorial. (Chapter 3)

August 21, 2013 Mac File Management: Making folders for your project files. (Chapter 3)

August 21, 2013 Chaos Theory. Although somewhat complex, this article does explain chaos theory. (Chapter 17)

August 21, 2013 Lorenz, Edward N. (1972). Predictability: Does the Flap of a Butterfly's Wings in Brazil set off a Tornado in Texas. Address tothe American Association for the Advancement of Science, December 29, 1972 that gave the name "Butterfly Theory" to Chaos Theory. Reprinted here in full. (Chapter 17)

August 21, 2013. The User Experience (UX) Of Rating Things. Before deciding on the best way to ask questions, read this blog. (Chapter 24 - online surveys)

July 31, 2013 A group called the impatient patient has a site that supports the idea that one's health depends not only on IT, but patient engagement in their EHR. (Chapter 14 - Empowered Healthcare Consumer)

July 1, 2013 Power Point Presentation about how a listserv works.

June 30, 2013 Bealls' List of Potential, possible, or probable predatory scholarly open-access publishers. (Chapter 6 - Writing Help)

June 22, 2013 Writing for Publication. Peterson, A. L. (2013). Getting Published for the First Time: Tips for New Graduate Students. Nurse Author Editor, 23(2), June. You will need to register first, but it is free. (Chapter 6 under Writing Helps)

June 22, 2013 An extensive page answering questions about grammar with examples. Includes not only information, but grammar exercises. Excellent page as a reference and a teacing tool. (Chapter 6 under writing help)

June 6, 2013 A comprehensive took kit for combating difficulties with health literacy from the AHRQ. (Chapter 10)

May 14, 2013 Information about Wireless vs. Tethered Scanners (Chapter 19)

April 30, 2013. Several references added to Smart Cards in Chapter 13.

April 21, 2013 ISRN Nursing. A peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles, review articles, and clinical studies in all areas of nursing. (Chapter 10)

April 19, 2013 ANCC Role Delineation Study: Informatics Nurses. From a study released in March 2011. (Chapter 17)

April 17, 2013 System Implementation. A site that includes information about a broad spectrum of activities from a detailed workflow analysis to the formal go-live of the new system. (Chapter 18)

April 16, 2013 Workflow Assessment Tool. A great site for learning about workflow assessment. (Chapter 20)

February 14, 2013 Rand Objective Analysis Effective Solutions: Electronic Medical Records. This site contains links to current published articles that look realistically at EMRs. Some articles are freely available and others require a subscrition to the publishing journal. If you have access to online journals through your hospital or educational institution you may have free access from those sources.

February 7, 2013. Understanding Health Information Privacy. (2013).

February 7, 2013 Understanding Health Information Privacy. (2013).

Evaluating Online Sources of Health Information. (2012, March 6).

January 25, 2013. New HIPAA Privacy Rule modifications. Federal Register. Published January 25, 2013

November 30, 2012 - National Strategy for Trusted Identifies in Cyberspace. Are there ways out of the password morass? Added to Chapter 20

November 15, 2012 - Impact of Nursing Informatics. A collection of vignettes from various parts of the country demonstrating the value of nursing informatics posted by HIMSS. (Chapter 17).

November 5, 2012 - Banas, C. A., Erskine, A. R., Sun, S., & Retchin, S. M. (2011). Phased implementation of electronic health records through an office of clinical transformation. [Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural]. Journal of the American Medical Association, 18(5), 721-725. doi: 10.1136/amiajnl-2011-000165. "Herein we outline HIT implementation strategies at an academic health center with an office of clinical transformation." (Chapter 18 - implementation)

October 29, 2012 - SNOMED-CT nursing subset link added to (Chapter 16 - ANA recognized terminologies page)


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