The Vanderbilt Nursing Informatics Committees (VNIC) began in 2018 after the successful implementation of Epic's Electronic Medical Record, called eStar. Three subcommittees, Inpatient, Ambulatory, and Procedural, are overseen by the Steering Committee. Steering Committee members include all co-chairs of each subcommittee, the Nursing Informatics team, and Informatics and Nursing Operational leaders as identified.
Original Executive Sponsors: Marilyn Dubree, Robin Steaban, Kathie Krause, Laura Webb (Interim)
Original Purpose: The committee’s purpose is to provide strategic and operational leadership in the management and advancement of nursing’s use of technology across the enterprise.
- VNIC Charter - Updated Charter coming in 2023
- Guidelines for Clinical Decision Support Targeting Nursing
- Guidelines for Research that Impacts Nursing
- Evaluating Enhancements that Add Nursing Burden