On episode 332 of The Nurse Keith Show nursing and healthcare career podcast, Keith interviews nurse informaticist extraordinaire Lisa Jenkins Brooks about her journey from the bedside to nursing informatics, as well as becoming an author and a sought-after influencer in the healthcare informatics space.
Lisa Brooks is a thought leader, writer, and the voice behind Writing the Future of Health – a site that brings nursing and technology together. She is a Registered Nurse with masters’ degrees in Nursing Informatics and Business Administration. She spent 6 years of her career in bedside clinical care before moving into health technology. Over the last decade, Lisa has done everything from teach computer system classes for nurses, to lead large technology projects at healthcare companies. Her goal now is to help nurses build flexible, well-paid careers in Nursing Informatics where they can shape technology’s future. Her new book — “From Bedside Nurse to Informatics Nurse: A How-To Guide” — teaches nurses how to do exactly that.
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