Conference Objectives:

  1. Review the nursing application of new emerging technological advancements, particularly artificial intelligence, telehealth, and telenursing, and their potential to aid contemporary nursing challenges such as supplementing the workforce and aiding in care delivery models.
  2. Discuss the benefits of emerging technology applications for nursing to improve healthcare delivery and advance their practice.
  3. Identify trends in Nursing Informatics competence and preparation while introducing an executive nurse leader perspective for how to best address opportunities and gaps in growing this workforce for the future.


Thursday, June 6, 2024
8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Registration begins at 7 a.m.


Cleveland Clinic Administrative Campus
Building 4, Room AC4-4-403
3175 Science Park Dr.
Beachwood, OH 44122

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty, Agenda & Accreditation

Faculty & Agenda

Thursday, June 6, 2024 Conference Agenda
8 a.m. Microsoft AI in Nursing
Antionette Thomas, MSN, RN, NP, WW Chief Experience Officer, Industry Black Belt, Microsoft Health and Life Sciences
9 a.m. Panel Discussion
Virtual Patient Care and Its Impact on the Staffing Crisis

Ashley Dandrea, MSN, RN, Nurse Manager, Central Monitoring Unit, VPC, and eHospital Cleveland Clinic

Maura Nazario, MSN, SANE, RN, Nurse Administrator, Nursing Resources, Instructor of Nursing, Mayo College of Medicine, Advanced Care at Home, Care Hotel, Mayo Clinic

Miranda Balog, MSN, RN, NE-BC, Director, Virtual Care Nursing, Virtual Care Enterprise
10 a.m. Quantum Computing
Nancy M. Albert, PhD, RN, CCNS, CHFN, CCRN, NE-BC, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Office of Nursing Research and Innovation, Cleveland Clinic and Clinical Nurse Specialist, Kaufman Center for Heart Failure, Cleveland Clinic Main Campus, and Consultant Staff, Lerner Research Institute
11 a.m. Posters/Networking - Combine with Lunch
12:30 p.m. The Future of the NI Workforce: Executive Informatics Nurse Leader Discussion
Jill Evans, RN-BC, Chief Nursing Informatics Officer (CNIO)/ Chief of Connected Care, Virtual Care Enterprise, MetroHealth

Pam Baker, MBA, RN, Vice President of Nursing Informatics, Akron Children's Hospital

Marianela (Nelita) Iuppa, DNP, MS, BSN, NEA-BC, RN-BC, FHIMSS, Associate Chief Nursing Officer, Informatics, Cleveland Clinic
1:30 p.m. Inspire, Influence and Innovate
Karen Schaedlich, MSN, RN, Innovation Coordinator, Office of Research and Innovation Cleveland Clinic


In support of improving patient care, Cleveland Clinic Center for Continuing Education is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Abstract Submission

Abstract Submission

We are now accepting abstracts for the Nursing Informatics Summit! If you have any questions, please reach out to Maha Alameh at Aboukhm@ccf.org. Please note, if accepted, presenters are to print and bring their own posters on paper sized at 36"x24".

Please click the appropriate topic to submit your abstract:

Deadline for Abstracts is April 26, 2024



  • Registration and Payment deadline is May 30, 2024
  • Registration cannot be refunded
  • For questions, please contact Maha Alameh at alamehm@ccf.org
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Conference Fees
Cleveland Clinic Caregiver $55
General Attendee $55