Message from the Board


Welcome to the Western PA ANIA Website. I am the President of your chapter and wanted to take this corner of our site to provide some updates.

In the fall, the Board reached out to members to update our Chapter’s mission and vision.  Thank you to all who provided feedback.  Below is what was crafted.

The Mission of the Western Pennsylvania ANIA Chapter is to promote safe nursing practice and workflow efficiency through informatics principles, education, and knowledge sharing.
The Vision of the Western Pennsylvania ANIA Chapter is to advance the practice and leadership of nursing informatics through the sharing of learned experiences and collaborating across all healthcare disciplines and settings in Western PA.

The Board sat down in early January to determine the Chapter goals for the upcoming year. Based on feedback from surveys in the fall and the Board’s discussion, for 2021 the Chapter Goals are:

  • Provide six educational sessions over the course of the year.
  • Improve the navigation, display, and content of the chapter website.
  • Increase membership by partnering with local educational institutions.

Lori Hartman MSN, RN-BC

Western Pennsylvania ANIA Chapter President