Connie Delaney

Connie DelaneyConnie White Delaney
PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

School of Nursing Professor & Dean

Academic Health Center
Director, Biomedical Health Informatics (BMHI)

Associate Director CTSI-BMI

Acting Director of the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI)

Telephone Number:
612-624-5959

Fax Number:
612-625-7091

Email Address:
delaney@umn.edu

Office Location:
5-140D Weaver-Densford Hall

Co-operative Membership:
Population Health and Systems

Center Membership:
Center for Nursing Informatics

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Education Background:

  • BSN, 1975, Nursing/Math, Viterbo College, LaCrosse, WI
  • MA, 1978, Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • PhD, 1986, Educ Adm/Comptr App, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • Postdoctoral, 1988, Nursing Informatics, The University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT

Positions:

  • 2010-present: Director, Office of Biomedical Health Informatics, Associate Director, CTSI-BMI, Acting Director, Institute for Health Informatics (IHI), Academic Health Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2007-present: Professor, Institute for Health Informatics
  • 2005-present: Dean & Professor, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
  • 2005-present: Emeritus Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • 2004-present:  Faculty of Nursing & Faculty of Medicine, University of Iceland
  • 2002-05: Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • 1993-02: Associate Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • 1992-99: Clinical Consultant - Informatics, Veterans Administration Medical Center, Iowa City, IA
  • 1987-93: Assistant Professor, College of Nursing, The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
  • 1984-87: Assistant Professor, Luther College, Decorah, IA

Honors:

  • 2011:  Women in Business Award. 25 Women Industry Leaders. Women in Business. Minneapolis, MN
  • 2009:  AMIA Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award
  • 2009-present: Appointment to Health Information Technology Policy Committee, American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, by Acting Comptroller General of the United States & Head, Government Accounting Office.
  • 2007:  HIMSS 2006 "Book of the Year" Award.  Awarded February 2007 for: Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Trends, and the Future.  Eds. Charlotte A. Weaver, Connie W. Delaney, Patrick Weber, Robyn L. Carr.  Chicago:  HIMSS Publishing 2006
  • 2005:  Leadership Award, American Medical Informatics Association
  • 2004-present: Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics
  • 2004:  Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics
  • 2001: Sigma Theta Tau International, Region 2, Educational Technology Award "The International Nursing Informatics Education Collaboratory" 
  • 1998-present: Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
  • 1977-present: Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Chapter, Zeta Chapter, Pi Phi Chapter, Nu Chapter
     

Selected Peer-Reviewed Publications (2000-recent):

Books/Monographs/Special Issues

  • Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (2010). Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Trends and EHR Technologies, Second Edition. Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) and American Medical Informatics Association. Chicago, IL: HIMSS.
  • The Blue Ridge Academic Health Group. (C. Delaney invited participant). 2008. Advancing Value in Health Care: The Emerging Transformational Role of Informatics. (J. Saxton, Ed). Report 12, Atlanta, GA: The Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center.
  • McDaniel, A. & Delaney, C. (Guest Editors). 2008. Informatics: Science and Practice. Nursing Outlook, 56(5), 195-279.
  • Park, Hyeoun-Ae, Murray, P., & Delaney, C. (Editors). (2006). Consumer-Centered Computer-Supported Care for Healthy People: Proceedings of NI2006, The 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics. Amsterdam: IOS Press.
  • Marin, H., Rodrigues, R., Delaney, C., Nielsen, G., Yan, J. (Eds). (2000). Building Standard-Based Nursing Information Systems. Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization, Division of Health Systems and Services Development. Washington, DC: Pan American Health Organization.

 

Book Chapters

  • McCormick, K., Sensmeier, J., Delaney, C., & Bickford, C. (In press Feb 2012). Introduction to Informatics and Nursing. IEEE Handbook of Medicine: Molecular Engineering. IEEE.
  • Delaney, C. & Westra, B. (2011). Essential Minimum Data Sets. In V. Saba and K. McCormick, Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 5th Ed. New York, NY McGraw-Hill, pp: 201-214.
  • Delaney, C. & Gugerty, B. (2010). Competencies: Nuts & Bolts. In Ball, M., Douglas, J., Hinton, P., DuLong, D., Gugerty, B., Hannah, K., Kiel, J., Newbold, S., Sensmeier, J., Skiba, J., & Troseth, T. Nursing Informatics (Health Informatics - formerly: Computers in Health Care))Where Caring & Technology Meet., 4th Ed. New York, NY: Springer. ISBN: 978-1-84996-277-3, pp: 81-92.
  • Westra, B., Goossen, W., Choromanski, L., Collins, B., Hart, C., & Delaney, C. (2010). Application of iNMDS using ICNP®. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Education, and EHR Trends, Second Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) & American Medical Informsitcs Association (AMIA). Chicago, IL: HIMSS, pp: 262-268.
  • Westra, B., Matney, S., Subramanian, A., Hart, C., & Delaney, C. (2010). Update of the NMMDS & Mapping to LOINC®. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Education, and EHR Trends, Second Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) & American Medical Informsitcs Association (AMIA). Chicago, IL: HIMSS, pp: 269-275.
  • Nagle, L., Marin, H. D. F. & Delaney, C. (2010). The Americas: Overview of the EHR National Strategies & Significance for Nursing. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Education, and EHR Trends, Second Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) & American Medical Informsitcs Association (AMIA). Chicago, IL: HIMSS, pp: 285-293.
  • Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (2010). Nursing & Nursing Informatics: Current Context to Preferred Future. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Practice, Education, and EHR Trends, Second Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) & American Medical Informsitcs Association (AMIA). Chicago, IL: HIMSS, pp: 575-594.
  • Delaney, C., Brennan, P., McDaniel, A., Jones, J., Keenan, G., and Abdoo, Y. (2006). Building Informatics Capacity through Virtual University Consortium. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Cases, Practice, and the Future, First Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Chicago, IL: HIMSS.
  • Strachan, H., Delaney, C., & Sensmeier, J. (2006). Nursing Informatics - The Challenge of Finding a Professional Home. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Cases, Practice, and the Future, First Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Chicago, IL: HIMSS.
  • Goossen, W., Delaney, C., Coenen, A., Saba, V., Park, H., Casey, A., & Oyri, K. (2006). Towards the International Nursing Minimum Data Set. In Nursing and Informatics for the 21st Century: An International Look at Cases, Practice, and the Future, First Edition. Weaver, C., Delaney, C., Weber, P., & Carr, R. (Editors). Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS). Chicago, IL: HIMSS.
  • Delaney, C. (2006). Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) Systems. In V. Saba & K. McCormick (Eds.), Essentials of Nursing Informatics, 4th Edition. (pp.249-261) New York: McGraw-Hill.
  • McCormick, K., Sensmeier, J., Delaney, C., & Bickford, C. (2005). Introduction to Informatics and Nursing. IEEE Handbook of Medicine. IEEE.

Journal Articles

  • Westra, B.L., Subramanian, A., Hart, C.M., Matney, S.A., Wilson, P.S., Huff, S.M., Huber, D.L., & Delaney, C.W. (2010) Achieving “Meaningful Use” of Electronic Health Records through the Integration of the Nursing Management Minimum Data Set. Journal of Nursing Administration, July/August 40(7/8), pp 336-343.
  • Westra, B. & Delaney, C., Konicek, D., & Keenan, G. (2008). Nursing Standards to Support the Electronic Health Record. Nursing Outlook, 56(5), 258-266.
  • Westra, B., Bauman, R., Delaney, C., Lundberg, C., & Peterson, C. (2008). Validation of the PNDS (Perioperative Nursing Data Set) and Systematized Nomenclature Medicine Clinical Terms (Snomed CT). Concept Mapping. AORN Journal, 87(6), 1217-1229.
  • Park, H., Lu, D., Konicek, D., & Delaney, C. (2007) Nursing Interventions Classification in Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms: A Cross-mapping Validation. Computers, Informatics & Nursing, 25(4), 198-208.
  • Clark, J., Ball, M., Carr, R., Delaney, C. W., Lee, S. M., Marin, H., et al. (2007). Changes in society at national and international levels. Studies in Health Technology & Informatics, 128, 39-46.
  • McDaniel, A.M. & Delaney, C.W. (2007). Training scientists in the nursing informatics research agenda. Nursing Outlook, 55, 115-6
  • Westra, B. & Delaney, C. (2007). Informatics competencies for nursing leaders. Nursing Outlook, 55, 210-211.
  • Lee, M., Delaney, C., Moorhead, S. (2007). Building a Personal Health Record from a Nursing Perspective. International Journal of Medical Informatics. S308-S316.
  • McCormick, K., Delaney, C., Brennan, P., Effken, J., Kendrick, K., Murphy, J., Skiba, D., Warren, J., Weaver, C., Weiner, B., & Westra, B. (2007). Guideposts to the Future – An Agenda for Nursing Informatics. Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association, 14(1), 19-24.
  • Lu, D.F., Park, H., Ucharattana, P., Konicek, D., & Delaney, C. (2007). Nursing Outcomes Classification in the Systematized Nomenclature of Medicine Clinical Terms (SNOMED CTâ): A Cross Mapping. Computers, Informatics, & Nursing, 25(3), 159-170.
  • Lu, D.F., Eichmann, D., Konicek, D., Kanak, M., & Delaney, C. (2007). SNOMED CTâ & Post-mapping Validation Methodology for Nursing Vocabularies. Computers, Informatics, & Nursing.
  • Lu, D.F., McCarthy, A.M., Lanning, L., Delaney, C., Porter, C. (2007). A Descriptive Study of Individuals with Membranoproliferative Glomerulonephritis (MPGN). Journal of Nephrology, 34(3), 295-302.
  • Clancy, T. & Delaney, C., Morrison, B., & Gunn, J. (2006). The Benefits of Standardized Nursing Languages in Complex Adaptive Systems such as Hospitals. Journal of Nursing Administration, 36(79), 426-34.
  • Weaver, C., Warren, J., & Delaney, C. (2005). Bedside, Bench and Classroom: Collaborative Strategies to Generate Evidence-based Knowledge for Nursing Practice. International Journal of Medical Informatics.
  • Clancy, T. & Delaney, C. (2005). Complex Nursing Systems. Journal of Nursing Management, 13(3), 192-201.
  • Lunney, M., Delaney, C., Duffy, M., Moorhead, S., & Welton, J. (2005). Advocating for Standardized Nursing Languages In Electronic Health Records (EHR). Journal of Nursing Administration, 35,1,1-3.
  • Park, M., Delaney, C., Maas, M., & Reed, D. (2004). Enhanced Nursing Care Profile of Elder Patients with Dementia Using Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) in an Acute Care Setting. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 47(3), 329-339.
  • Gudmundsdottir, E., Delaney, C., Thoroddsen, A., & Karlsson, T. (2004). Translation & Validation of the Nursing Outcomes Classification Labels & Definitions for Acute Care Nursing in Iceland. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 46(3), 292-302.
  • Maas, M. & Delaney, C. (2004). Nursing Process Outcome Linkage: An Assessment of Literature & Issues. Medical Care, 42(2) suppl), II-40-II-48.
  • Volrathongchai, K., Delaney, C., Phuphaibul, R. (2003) The development of NMDSs in Thailand. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 43(6), 1-7.
  • Delaney, C. (2001). Health Informatics and Oncology Nursing. Seminars in Oncology Nursing, 17(1), 2-6
  • Delaney, C., Herr, K., Maas, M., Specht, J. (2000). Reliability of nursing diagnoses documented in a computerized nursing information system. Nursing Diagnosis 11(3), 121-134.
  • Clark, J., Rosenberg, M. Craft, & Delaney, C. (2000). An international methodology to describe clinical nursing phenomena: A team approach. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 37, 541-553.
  • Delaney, C., Thoroddsen, A., Ruland, C., Ehnfors, M. (2000) Linking Hands Online: The Scandinavian Connection. Sigma Theta Tau International Reflections on Nursing, (Winter), 26(4), 20-23.

Proceedings- Papers

  • Goossen. W., Westra, B., Delaney, C., Coenen, A., Junger, A., (2009). Workshop. Working towards deployment of the i-NMDS (international Nursing Minimum Data Set). Helsinki, June 29, 10th International Congress on Nursing Informatics, NI 2009.
  • Jones, J., Newsom, T., Delaney, C. (2009). Use of Nursing Management Minimum Data Set (NMMDS) for a Focused Information Retrieval. Proceedings of the 13th International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction.
  • Westra, B. & Delaney, C. (2008). Informatics Competencies for Nursing & Healthcare Leaders. [Paper] In 2008 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings, Biomedical & Health Informatics: From Foundations to Applications to Policy, (J. Suermondt, R. S. Evans, & L. O. Machado, Editors), Bethesda, MD, (pp. 804-08).
  • Clancy, T., Delaney, C., Segre, A., Carley, K., Kuziak, A., & Yu, H. (2007). Predicting the Impact of an Electronic Health Record on Practice Patterns Using Computerized Modeling & Simulation. [Paper] IN 2007 AMIA Annual Symposium Proceedings: Biomedical & Health Informatics, (pp.145-49).
  • Lu, Der Fa, Street, W. N., & Delaney, C. (2006). Knowledge Discovery: Detecting Elderly Patients with Impaired Mobility. [Paper] In Park, Hyeoun-Ae, Murray, P., & Delaney, C. (Eds.). (2006). Consumer-Centered Computer-Supported Care for Healthy People: Proceedings of NI2006, The 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics. Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 121-123.
  • Lee, Mikyoung, Delaney, C., & Moorhead, S. (2006). Building a Personal Health Record from Nursing Perspective. [Paper] In Park, Hyeoun-Ae, Murray, P., & Delaney, C. (Eds.). (2006). Consumer-Centered Computer-Supported Care for Healthy People: Proceedings of NI2006, The 9th International Congress on Nursing Informatics. Amsterdam: IOS Press, pp. 25-29.
  • Goossen, W., Delaney, C., Coenen, A. (2005). International Nursing Minimum Data Set (iNMDS). [Paper] 5th European Conference of ACENDIO Slovenia, pp.31-34.
  • Coenen, A., Behn, V., Delaney, C., Ehnfors, M., Feringa, G., Goossen, W., Khampalikit, S., & Murphy, M. (2005). The International Classification for Nursing Practice (ICNP): review & recommended revisions of BETA 2. [Paper] 5th European Conference of ACENDIO Slovenia, pp.143-144.
  • Johannesdottir, J. Delaney, C., Thoroddsen, A. (2005). Acute Care Nursing Assessments & Relationship to Nursing Outcomes. [Paper] 5th European Conference of ACENDIO Slovenia, pp.258-260.
  • Junger, A., Berthou, A., & Delaney, C. (2004). Modeling, the essential step to consolidate & integrate a national NMDS. [Paper] In Proceedings of 2004 International Medical Informatics Conference (M. Stefanelli & C. Kulikowsky, Co-Eds.).
  • Clark, J., Craft-Rosenberg, M. & Delaney, C. (2003). The Nursing Diagnosis Extension (NDEC) Project. [Paper] In Proceedings of the first ACENDIO Ireland/UK Conference, June Clark (Ed.).The Netherlands: Verlag Hans Huber, pp.95-104.
  • Delaney, C., Brennan, P., McDaniel, A., Keenan, G., & Cullen, P. (2003). Research in nursing informatics: Naming, claiming, & changing health outcomes. [Paper] In H. Marin, E. Marques. E. Hovenga, & W. Goossen (Eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Congress in Nursing Informatics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: E-Papers Servicos Editoirais, LTD
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  • Park, M. & Delaney, C. (2003). Enhanced nursing care profile of older patients with dementia using Nursing Minimum Data Set (NMDS) & Uniform Hospital Discharge Data Set (UHDDS) in an acute care setting. [Paper] In H. Marin, E. Marques. E. Hovenga, & W. Goossen (Eds.). Proceedings of the 8th International Congress in Nursing Informatics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: E-Papers Servicos Editoirais, LTD (pp. 490-494).
  • Delaney, C., Reed, D., & Clarke, M. (2000). Describing patient problems & nursing treatment patterns using Nursing Minimum Data Sets (NMDS & NMMDS) and UHDDS repositories. [Paper] In J. M. Overhage (Ed.). AMIA 2000 Converging Information, Technology, & Health Care, Philadelphia, PA: Hanley & Belfus, Inc.(pp. 176-179).
  • Delaney, C., M. Ruiz, M. Clarke, M., & P. Srinivasan. (2000). Knowledge Discovery in Databases: Data Mining the NMDS. [Paper] In V. Saba, R. Carr, W. Sermeus, & P. Rocha (Eds.). One Step Beyond: The Evolution of Technology & Nursing, Proceedings of the 7th International Congress on Nursing Informatics. IMIA (pp.61-65).
  • Craft-Rosenberg, M., Delaney, C., & Denehy, J. (2000). Nursing Diagnosis Extension Classification (NDEC) report. [Paper] In M. Rantz & P. LeMone, (Eds.). Classification of Nursing Diagnoses: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference NANDA (pp.391-394). Glendale, CA: CINAHL Information Systems.
  • Craft-Rosenberg, M., Delaney, C., & Denehy, J. (2000). Nursing Diagnosis Extension Classification (NDEC): History, methods, completed work, and future directions. [Paper] In M. Rantz & P. LeMone (Eds.) Classification of Nursing Diagnoses: Proceedings of the Thirteenth Conference NANDA (pp.71-218) Glendale, CA: CINAHL Information Systems.

Book Reviews/Editorials/Briefs/Professional Videos

  • Josiah Macy Jr Foundation & Carnegie Foundation. (2010). Educating Nurses & Physicians: Toward New Horizons. Advancing Inter-professional Education in Academic-Health Centers. New York: Josiah Macy Jr Foundation. Pgs. 1-20. 
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