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 Honors a nurse who is the first author of a paper presented at the AMIA Annual Symposium that is judged to be of exceptional scholarship and contribution to the advancement of nursing science through informatics. The candidate papers are recommended by the AMIA Annual Symposium Scientific Program Committee, and the selection of the recipient is made by a special committee within the AMIA Nursing Informatics Working Group.

Past Winners


User-centered Design of a Machine Learning Intervention for Suicide Risk Prediction in a Military SettingCarrie Reale, Laurie Novak, Katelyn Robinson, Christopher Simpson, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Jessica Ribeiro, Joseph Franklin, Florida State University; Michael Ripperger, Colin Walsh, Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Nurses’ Stress Associated with Nursing Activities and Electronic Health Records: Data Triangulation from Continuous Stress Monitoring, Perceived Workload, and a Time Motion Study, Po-Yin Yen, Washington University School of Medicine & Goldfarb School of Nursing


Using Feedback Intervention Theory to Guide Clinical Dashboard Design, D. Dowding, University of Manchester, J. Merrill, Columbia University, D. Russell, Appalachian State University


Nurse Generated EHR Data Supports Post-Acute Care Referral Decision Making: Development and Validation of a Two-step Algorithm, Kathryn. H. Bowles, Sarah J. Ratcliffe, Mary D. Naylor, John H. Holmes, Susan K. Keim, Emilia J. Flores, University of Pennsylvania and Visiting Nurse Service of New York


Sarah Collins, Partners Healthcare System/Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Harvard Medical School


Patricia C. Dykes, DNSc, FACMI


Adriana Arcia, Method for the Development of Data Visualizations for Community Members with Varying Levels of Health Literacy


Constance Johnson, A Usability Problem: Conveying Health Risks to Consumers on the Internet


In Search of Common Ground in Hand-off Documentation in an Intensive Care Unit, S. Collins, L. Mamykina, D. Jordan, D. Stein, A. Shin, P. Reyfman, D. Kaufman, Columbia University


Building an Ontology for Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment to Allow Data Sharing and Comparisons Across Hospitals, H. Kim, University of California, San Diego; J. Choi, L. Secalag, Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital; L. Dibsie, UCSD Medical Center; A. Boxwala, L. Ohno-Machado, University of California, San Diego


Fall TIPS: Strategies to Promote Adoption and Use of a Fall Prevention Toolkit, Patricia C. Dykes, Partners HealthCare System, Inc


Intravenous Medication Administration in Intensive Care: Opportunities for Technological Solutions, Jacqueline Moss, University of Alabama at Birmingham Nursing


An Analysis of Narrative Nursing Documentation in an Otherwise Structured Intensive Care Clinical Information System, Jacqueline Moss, University of Alabama at Birmingham Nursing


Toward the Creation of an Ontology for Nursing Document Sections: Mapping Section Names to the LOINC Semantic Model, Sookyung Hyun, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, NY


Promoting Safe Nursing Care By Bringing Visibility to the Disciplinary Aspects of Interdisciplinary Care, Gail M. Keenan, School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; and Elizabeth Yakel, School of Information, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


Clinical Information Needs in Context: An Observational Study of Clinicians Whil Using a Clinical Information System, Leanne M. Currie, M. Graham, M. Allen, S. Bakken, V. Patel, and J.J. Cimino, Columbia University, New York, NY


Information Model and Terminology Models Issues Related to Goals, S. Bakken, RN, DNSc, Columbia University, New York, NY, J.J. Warren, RN, PhD, University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, A. Casey, RN, MSc, Royal College of Nursing, London, United Kingdom, D. Konicek, RN, SNOMED International, Northfield, IL, C. Lundberg, RN, Kaiser Permanente, Aurora, CO, and M. Pooke, MSc, DpodM, Clinical Professions Information Advisory Group, Northampton, United Kingdom


An evaluation of ICNP intervention axes as terminology model components, Bakken, S., Parker, J., Konicek, D., & Campbell, K.


A. Evaluation of a type definition for nursing activities, Suzanne Bakken, RN, DNSc, School of Nursing, University of California, San Francisco, CA, & O'Brien


Designing HeartCare: Custom Computerized Home Care for Patients Recovering from CABG Surgery, Patricia Flately Brennan, RN, PhD, Barrett Caldwell, PhD, Shirley M. Moore, PhD, RN, N. Sreenath, PhD, Josette Jones, MS


Nurses' use of health status data to plan for patient care: Implications for the development of a computer-based outcomes infrastructure, Lush, M.T. & Henry, S.B.


A decision support system for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers based on AHCPR guidelines, Zielstorff, R.D., Barenett, G.O., Fitzmaurice, J.B., Estey, G. Hamilton, G., Vickery, A., Welebob, E., & Shahzad, C.


Nurses, Pagers, and Patient-Specific Criteria: Three Keys to Improved Critical Value Reporting, K.E. Tate, PhD, R.M. Gardner, PhD, K. Scherting, LDS Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah