Hello, my name is Anna Fernando and I am the blogger for Master in Health Informatics.com. I am a former ICU nurse turned Nurse Informaticist. The intensive care unit is full of the latest technological advances and I decided to turn my love of technology into my next career. I received my Masters in Nursing Informatics in 2001 from the University of Maryland, Baltimore. I am interested in transforming the antiquated healthcare system into one that is cutting edge and innovative. I currently work at an academic hospital in New York City where we are implementing an integrated computer system.
I appreciate all of the questions I am getting from my readers. One reader specifically asked me how to find a job in informatics. She is currently a nursing informatics student. Unlike a nurse, there is no “typical” job a nurse … Continue reading →