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Honors a student who demonstrates excellence in nursing informatics and who has the potential to contribute significantly to the discipline of nursing and health informatics with a cash prize.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


Not awarded


An Interprofessional Approach to Workflow Evaluation Focused on the Electronic Health Record Using Time Motion Study Methods, Jessica Schwartz, Columbia University


Exploring Older Adults’ Strengths, Problems, and Wellbeing Using De-identified Electronic Health Record Data, G. Gao, University of Minnesota School of Nursing; D. Pieczkiewicz, University of Minnesota; M. Kerr, R. Lindquist, C. Chi, University of Minnesota School of Nursing; S. Maganti, University of Minnesota; R. Austin, University of Minnesota School of Nursing; M.J. Kreitzer, University of Minnesota; K. Todd, The Waters; K. Monsen, University of Minnesota School of Nursing


Comparison of algorithm advice for post-acute care referral to usual clinical decision-making: examination of 30-day acute healthcare utilization, Susan K. Keim, Kathryn H. Bowles, University of Pennsylvania and Visiting Nurse Service of New York


Jennifer Browne, University of Texas Health Science Center, Affirming Proposed Variable Relationship Patterns in a Conceptual Nursing Model by Converting Qualitative Data to Causal Loop Diagrams


Denise M. Pimintel, A Software Communication Tool for the Tele‐ICU


Rhonda Guse Cady, A Mixed Methods Approach for Measuring the Impact of Delivery‐Centric Interventions on Clinician Workflow


Not awarded.


Cohort Amplification: An Associative Classification Framework for Identification of Disease Cohorts in the Electronic Health Record, S. Welch, University of Utah


MedEx – A Medication Information Extraction System for Clinical Narratives, Hua Xu, Vanderbilt University


Beyond Surface Characteristics: A New Health Text-specific Readability Measurement, Hyeoneui Kim, Brigham and Women's Hospital


Predictive Modeling for the Prevention of Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers, Tae Youn Kim, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, College of Nursing


Predicting the Likelihood of Falls Among the Elderly Using Likelihood Basis Pursuit Technique, Kanittha Volrathongchai, School of Nursing Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand


Mediating Between Nursing Intervention Terminology Systems, Nicholas R. Hardiker