About Patricia Abbott
Patti Abbott is a nurse with a PhD in Operations Analysis. She has been at Johns Hopkins since 2003. Prior to 2003, she was the Director of Graduate Informatics Programs at the University Of Maryland School Of Nursing, Baltimore. She has been a nurse since 1977 and has been an Informatician since 1998. Patti has a joint appointment between the JHUSOM and the JHUSON and is the PI on one HITECH grant and co-PI on a second. Both of these HITECH grants from ONC are focused upon HIT Workforce. Dr. Abbott also has a NIH funded telehomecare study where she is working with community-dwelling African American congestive heart failure patients. Using a FDA approved device in the home connected by 4G WiMax, she is studying the impact of tele-supported care and education on heart failure knowledge and self-management skills. Patti is also the Director of the PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center for Knowledge Management at Hopkins (nicknamed the “KIMS” Center). As part of her work with KIMS, she manages the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery, a very low bandwidth electronic community of practice that facilitates knowledge exchange and interaction in nearly 3,000 participants from 158 countries. This community of practice is part of the Knowledge Gateway – an electronic dissemination platform supported by WHO, USAID, and the UNFPA. She is currently involved with mHealth research in Guatemala.
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University of Michigan
Website: http://www.umich.edu/ Type: Academic Institution Country: United States About: Internationally renowned for research and education, the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, offers a wide variety of degree programs for undergraduate and graduate students.
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Patricia Abbott started a discussion "Pre-service education Webinar & Discussion on the GANM & Presentation on Sept. 4: Dr. Kate Tulenko from CapacityPlus/USAID". in the Global Health Nursing & Midwifery community.
Do you work with pre-service education programs that are struggling to find and keep funding? Are you looking for different approaches to finance pre-service education? Join a GANM discussion on this topic next week. Dr. Kate Tulenko will be hosting an Adobe Connect session on Tuesday, September 4th, at 10a.m. ...
Joaquin asks - "If I was an organization that was trying to incorporate eLearning for my clinical staff (for example a Ministry of Health or a hospital/health center) to learn the basics of health IT and also the use of one or more tools. Do you have tips or suggestions ...
Bringing up a few prior points made by several participants (and adding a few of my own): 1.) Learning ("e-learning" or not) is specific to context. a.) How do we accomplish this? Can technology assist via adaptive techniques? 2.) "Know thy user" which I always quickly follow with "and you ...
Hello to all! After a move from Johns Hopkins to the University of Michigan (in record setting triple digit heat), I have finally found my router and gotten connected to the internet. I feel like a starving person being handed a cookie!. Maybe we should add connectivity to Maslow's Hierarchy. ...
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