Bloomberg Nursing Assistant Professor Lynn Nagle, PhD, RN, FAAN has been named one of the top 10 Women Leaders in Digital Health in 2017 by Digital Health Canada. Dr. Nagle is receiving this award in recognition of her pioneering work in nursing informatics. As a coinvestigator, she has contributed to nursing research initiatives on the use of information and communications technologies. Her areas of scholarly interest include the human experience of technology in health care, and the integration of technology innovations in nursing education.
Dr. Nagle is the founding President of the Canadian Nursing Informatics Association. She is an Adjunct Professor at Western University and an Adjunct Faculty member at the University of Rochester in New York. She has served as Chair of the Informatics Competency Development Working Group for the Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing and led an RNAO expert panel in the development of a Nurse Educator Informatics Resource toolkit. She is also the Editor-in-Chief for the Canadian Journal of Nursing Leadership. Dr. Nagle has a consulting practice in health informatics, in which she works with a variety of clients locally, provincially and nationally.
Digital Health Canada on the awards:
The Women Leaders in Digital Health Award was created to celebrate the top ten female visionaries who are harnessing the power of IT to transform health and healthcare in Canada today. The award is inclusive of all women of influence in health information technology, no matter what their specialty, and is open to all women in the digital health community in Canada.
Finalists were selected from peer-nominated submissions by the 2017 Women Leaders in Digital Health Award Adjudication Committee, consisting of Canadian health industry professionals. The selected finalists were acknowledged as having contributed to the advancement of digital health through leadership and influence in their jurisdiction or nationally; involvement with organizational change or transformation through technology; and impact on health outcomes or health system improvements.
More about the inaugural Women Leaders in Digital Health Award winners. Congratulations, Dr. Nagle!