Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI

Professor and Dean, School of Nursing

Connie White Delaney

Contact Info

delaney@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-624-5959

Fax 612-625-7091

Office Address:
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Professor and Dean, School of Nursing

Core Faculty, Institute for Health Informatics


Fellowship, University of Utah (Nursing Informatics), 1988

PhD, University of Iowa (Education Administration/Computer Applications), 1986

MA, University of Iowa (Nursing), 1978

BSN, Viterbo College (Nursing & Math), 1975

Summary

Connie White Delaney is Professor & Dean, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota. She also served as Associate Director of the Clinical Translational Science Institute –Biomedical Informatics, and Acting Director of the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) in the Academic Health Center from 2010-2015. Delaney is the first Fellow in the College of Medical Informatics to serve as a Dean of Nursing. Delaney was an inaugural appointee to the USA Health Information Technology Policy Committee, Office of the National Coordinator, Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She is an active researcher and writer in the areas of national data and information technology standards development for essential nursing and health care, outcomes/safety, data science, and translational science. She serves on numerous health, business/industry and policy boards/advisory committees. She holds a BSN with majors in nursing and mathematics, MA in Nursing, Ph.D. Educational Administration and Computer Applications, and completed postdoctoral study in nursing & medical informatics.

Awards & Recognition

  • Women in Business Award, 2011
  • AMIA Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award, 2009
  • Appointment to Health Information Technology Policy Committee, American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, by Acting Comptroller General of the United States & Head, Government Accounting Office, 2009-present
  • 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, 2007
  • Leadership Award, American Medical Informatics Association, 2005
  • Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics, 2004-present
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 1998-present
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Region 2, Educational Technology Award "The International Nursing Informatics Education Collaboratory", 2001
  • Fellow, American Academy of Nursing, 1998-present
  • Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Chapter, Zeta Chapter, Pi Phi Chapter, Nu Chapter, 1977-present

Professional Associations

Co-operative Membership

  • Population Health and Systems

Center Membership 

  • Center for Nursing Informatics

Positions:

  • 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 I

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Informatics

Publications

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.