The TIGER Initiative
Technology Informatics Guiding Educational Reform
The TIGER Team would like to acknowledge and thank all Summit participants for playing such a significant role in the TIGER Invitational Summit, held October 30-November 1, 2006, at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) in Bethesda, Maryland.  More than 70 organizations were represented at the TIGER Invitational Summit

The success of the Summit was directly related to the contributions made by all participants in creating a 10-Year Vision and 3-Year Action Plan to prepare nurses for practice in an increasingly automated health care environment.  The vision and plan were derived from a diverse but collaborative team of professionals, and have set the stage to empower nurses to deliver evidence-based care and use clinical practice data to generate new evidence and knowledge, benefiting both education and practice environments. 

The following organizations were represented at the TIGER Summit:

Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses

Air and Surface Transport Nurses Association

Alabama Society for Clinical Informatics

Alliance for Nursing Informatics

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners

American Academy of Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses

American Association of Nurse Anesthetists

American Association of Occupational Health Nurses

American College of Nurse Practitioners

American Dietetic Association

American Health Information Management Association

American Medical Informatics Association - Nursing Informatics Working Group

American Medical Informatics Association - Primary Care Informatics Working Group

American Nurses Association

American Nursing Informatics Association

American Organization of Nurse Executives

American Radiology Nurses Association

American Red Cross

American Society of PeriAnesthesia Nurses


Army Nurse Corps

Association of Peri-Operative Registered Nurses

Association of Women's Health-Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses

Boston Area Nursing Informatics Consortium

Capital Area Roundtable on Informatics in Nursing

Cerner Corporation

Clinical Information Technology Program Office

CliniComp, Intl.

CPM Resource Center

Delaware Valley Nursing Computer Network

Department of Veterans Affairs

Eclipsys Corporation

Elsevier Health Sciences

Emergency Nurses Association

GE Healthcare Systems

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society


Independence Foundation

Informatics Nurses from Ohio

Infusion Nurses Society

International Association of Forensic Nurses


Minnesota Nursing Informatics Group

MITRE Corporation


National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists

National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long-term Care

National Council of State Boards of Nursing

National League for Nursing

National Library of Medicine

National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties

North Carolina State Nurses Association Council on NI

Nurse Insurers Association of America

Oncology Nursing Society


Robert Wood Johnson Foundation


Sigma Theta Tau Intl.

Society for Vascular Nursing

Tenet Healthcare

Thomson Healthcare - Micromedex

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences

U.S. Department of Health & Human Services - Health Resources and Service Administration

Utah Nursing Informatics Network

The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society
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