Dr. Cheryl Parker is a Clinical Assistant Professor for The University of Texas at Tyler and contributing faculty for Walden University. She has over 35 years’ experience in the healthcare industry including clinical nursing, management, nursing informatics, and education, both corporate and academic. Dr. Parker has worked in clinical system/device selection and implementation from both a facility and vendor perspective. She has worked at all levels of clinical practice within client organizations to ensure successful outcomes for the clinician and the organization. Dr. Parker serves on the Board of Directors of ANIA, currently working on the scope and standards of practice for nursing informatics revision workgroup.