Membership

Membership

Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG)

Cost of Interest Group: $40 RNs/$20 for Students
Website: http://onig.on.ca/

The Ontario Nursing Informatics Group (ONIG) was formed in 1980 and achieved RNAO status as an affiliate group in 1991. ONIG's purpose is to provide a forum for nursing and other professionals to communicate and disseminate current developments in eHealth.

Mission
ONIG’s mission is to build a supportive community of informaticians within Ontario through initiatives that promote education, research and practice. Nursing Informatics is a recognized specialty within the discipline of nursing in the Province of Ontario. ONIG promotes the awareness and value of nursing's contribution to quality health care through health data, information and knowledge management enabled by the use of technology.

Vision
Nursing Informatics is a recognized specialty within the discipline of nursing in the Province of Ontario. ONIG promotes the awareness and value of Nursing's contribution to quality health care through health data, information and knowledge management enabled by the use of technology.

Membership
We welcome all individuals interested in health informatics and eHealth. While we encourage our members to join RNAO, it is not a prerequisite for membership. Non-nurses are also encouraged to join and help broaden the depth of our membership.

Member Benefits

  • Executive Board that represents member needs
  • Quarterly education days (venues throughout Ontario)
  • Annual General Meeting (Toronto)
  • Robust website
  • E-Newsletters published four times per year
  • Two bursaries sponsored each year (managed by RNFOO http://www.rnfoo.org/)
  • Opportunity to participate in partnerships with key stakeholder groups to influence health informatics issues

If you are already an RNAO member and wish to add ONIG to your membership, please contact RNAO at 1-800-268-7199 (toll-free) or 416-599-1925.

Contact: Liz Nemeth ONIG President

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