Joyce E. Sensmeier, MS, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN
Vice President, Informatics
Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society
I am honored to be the recipient of the Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award. This award acknowledges my work over several decades to advance the discipline and body of knowledge of nursing informatics in a variety of roles, settings and initiatives, thus raising awareness of this important field.
In her current role, Joyce Sensmeier is responsible for the areas of clinical informatics, standards and interoperability programs and initiatives. An internationally recognized speaker and author, Sensmeier is a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, the highest honor in the nursing profession. She is co-founder and ex-officio chair of the Alliance for Nursing Informatics, a global collaboration of 30 distinct nursing informatics groups that represents a unified voice for nursing informatics professionals. Sensmeier is also president of IHE USA which serves as a national voice representing efforts fostering the national adoption of a consistent set of standards to enable the interoperability of health IT systems.