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Who We Are

The American Nursing Informatics Association (ANIA) is the association of professional nurses and associates who:

  • Are committed to their specialty that integrates nursing science, computer science and information science to manage and communicate data, information, knowledge and wisdom in nursing and informatics practice
  • Identify informatics practice as a specialty that is essential to the delivery of high quality, and cost-effective health care
  • Are committed to their professional development and seek to actively engage in a community of like-minded professionals
  • Use informatics to improve the health of populations, communities, families and individuals by optimizing information management and communication (ANA, 2008*)


To advance nursing informatics through education, research, and practice in all roles and settings.


To be the organization of choice to advance nursing informatics.


Advocacy, Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity, Quality